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  • Value-chain analysis - An assessment approach to estimate Lake Nasser fisheries performance 

    Nasr-Allah, A.M.; Ahmed Mohamed Nasr-Allah: 0000-0001-6299-8556 (2019)
    Type: Conference Paper
    Although, the fishery in Lake Nasser has existed for more than 40 years, the economic and financial performance of its fisheries-based businesses not well understood. The current study aimed to improve understanding of ...
  • Spatial and Temporal Variation of Length-Weight Parameters and Condition Factors of Commercial Fish Species in Lake Nasser, Egypt 

    Walid, E.; El Far, A.; Karisa, H.C.; Nasr-Allah, A.M.; AbouelFadl, K.Y.; Harrison Charo Karisa: 0000-0001-5323-794X; Ahmed Mohamed Nasr-Allah: 0000-0001-6299-8556 (2019)
    Type: Conference Paper
    Length and weight data of fish populations are necessary in stock assessment models and ecosystem modelling. Also, they could be used to spatially compare between different fish populations under different environmental ...
  • Efficacy and safety of boric acid as a preventive treatment against Saprolegnia infection in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) 

    Ali, S.E.; Gamil, A.A.; Skaar, I.; Evensen, Ø.; Karisa, H.C.; Shimaa El Sayed Mohamed Ali: 0000-0002-0227-8124; Harrison Charo Karisa: 0000-0001-5323-794X (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Saprolegniosis is a worldwide fungal-like infection affecting freshwater fishes and their eggs. Reports show high mortalities and subsequent economic losses annually from Saprolegnia infections. Most therapeutants against ...
  • Indonesian aquaculture futures — identifying interventions for reducing environmental impacts 

    Henriksson, P.J.G.; Banks, L.K.; Suri, S.K.; Pratiwi, T.Y.; Fatan, N.A.; Troell, M.; Patrik John Gustav Henriksson: 0000-0002-3439-623X; Sharon Suri: 0000-0003-3064-7991 (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Indonesia is the world's second largest producer and third largest consumer of seafood. Fish is thus essential to the nation, both financially and nutritionally. Overfishing and the effects of climate change will, however, ...
  • Rapid genomic detection of aquaculture pathogens 

    WorldFish; Jerome Delamare-Deboutteville: 0000-0003-4169-2456 (2019)
    Type: Poster
    Aquaculture is the world’s fastest growing food sector increasingly and is recognized for its potential to alleviate poverty and hunger in small-scale systems. However, progress is limited by diseases and lack of knowledge ...
  • Inclusive environmental performance through ‘beyond-farm’ aquaculture governance 

    Bush, S.R.; Oosterveer, P.; Bottema, M.; Meuwissen, M.; de Mey, Y.; Chamsai, S.; Lien, H.H.; Mohan, C.V.; Vishnumurthy Mohan Chadag: 0000-0002-2574-284X (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    This paper examines the potential for improved environmental performance of smallholder aquaculture production through ‘beyond-farm’ governance. Smallholder aquaculture farmers face a range of systemic environmental risks ...
  • ACIAR_Small-Scale Fisheries (SSF) contribution to food secure world_Final report - 2018 

    Cohen, P.J.; Shearer, D.; Mills, D.J.; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943; David Shearer: 0000-0001-7334-4208; David Jonathan Mills: 0000-0003-0181-843X
    Type: Donor Report
    Fish is by far the most important and fastest growing animal-source food, and is a critical contributor to food and nutrition security. Yet, this critical role of fish is poorly represented in global debates about food ...
  • Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts newsletter No. 3 

    Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (2019)
    Type: Newsletter
    This issue of the ASFA Newsletter updates from the recent Advisory Board Meeting, held from 22-26th September 2019, hosted by University Malaysia Terengganu (UMT).
  • Potential risk factors associated with tilapia mortality in Egypt 

    Ali, S.E.; Jensen, M.; Delamare-Deboutteville, J.; Karisa, H.C.; Chadag, V.; Shimaa El Sayed Mohamed Ali: 0000-0002-0227-8124; Jerome Delamare-Deboutteville: 0000-0003-4169-2456; Harrison Charo Karisa: 0000-0001-5323-794X; Vishnumurthy Mohan Chadag: 0000-0002-2574-284X (2019)
    Type: Conference Paper
    The objective of this study was to identify potential risk factors associated with tilapia mortality in the largest producer governorates in order to conclude strategies for their control.
  • Genetic diversity of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) throughout West Africa 

    Curtis, L.; Agyakwah, S.K.; Attipoe, F.Y.; Nugent, C.; Crooijmans, R.P.; Toguyeni, A. (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is a globally significant aquaculture species rapidly gaining status as a farmed commodity. In West Africa, wild Nile tilapia genetic resources are abundant yet knowledge of fine-scale ...
  • Tilapia lake virus: putting a global resource at risk 

    Chadag, V.; Delamare-Deboutteville, J.; Vishnumurthy Mohan Chadag: 0000-0002-2574-284X; Jerome Delamare-Deboutteville: 0000-0003-4169-2456 (2019)
    Type: Other (Infographic)
    Tilapia lake virus is a newly emerging virus that is associated with significant mortalities in farmed tilapia. With cases reported across Africa, Asia and South America, the virus represents a huge risk to the global ...
  • Efficacy of prophylactic health products on shrimp (Penaeus Monodon) post larvae nursing in tanks 

    Rahman, M.M.; Ali, H.; Jaman, A.; Eltholth, M.; Murray, F.; Muhammad Meezanur Rahman: 0000-0002-7305-8292 (2019)
    Type: Conference Paper
    The objectives of the study were to assess the efficacy of commercial PHPs on specific pathogen free (SPF) shrimp (Penaeus monodon) post larvae nursing in tanks.
  • Risk factors and opportunities of intensive shrimp (Penaeus Monodon) production in Bangladesh 

    Rahman, M.M.; Jaman, A.; Eltholth, M.; Murray, F.; Ali, H.; Muhammad Meezanur Rahman: 0000-0002-7305-8292 (2019)
    Type: Conference Paper
    Shrimp aquaculture play an important role in Bangladesh economy. It provides livelihood of several hundred thousand small-scale shrimp farmers and about half a billion United States dollars export revenue each year. The ...
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Principles and Introduction to the MEL Platform 

    Bikara, I.; Innocent Bikara: 0000-0002-6213-3103 (2019)
    Type: Presentation
    The presentation was about key monitoring and evaluation terminologies and tools. The presentation further provides and introduction of the monitoring evaluation and learning (MEL) platform, highlighting how it operationalises ...
  • Fine-scale population structure and ecotypes of anadromous Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha) across complex aquatic ecosystems revealed by NextRAD genotyping 

    Asaduzzaman, M.; Wahab, M.A.; Rahman, M.J.; Nahiduzzzaman, M.; Dickson, M.W.; Igarashi, Y.; Asakawa, S.; Wong, L.L. (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    The anadromous Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha) live in the Bay of Bengal and migrate to the estuaries and freshwater rivers for spawning and nursing of the juveniles. This has led to two pertinent questions: (i) do all Hilsa ...
  • Nearshore fish aggregating devices show positive outcomes for sustainable fisheries development in Timor-Leste 

    Tilley, A.; Wilkinson, S.P.; Kolding, J.; López-Angarita, J.; Pereira, M.; Mills, D.J.; Alexander Tilley: 0000-0002-6363-0945; David Jonathan Mills: 0000-0003-0181-843X (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Capture fisheries in small island developing states (SIDS) have the capacity to increase access to vital micronutrient-rich food to tackle malnutrition, but when fishers are restricted to nearshore habitats by limited ...
  • Nutritious Pond Newsletter #9 

    Joffre, O.M.; Olivier M. Joffre: 0000-0002-7857-5766 (2019)
    Type: Newsletter
    Latest update on the the Nutritious Pond Project is presented. The project objective is to design a ‘nutritious-system’ pond concept that exploits the potential of the pond ecosystem to mineralize wastes and produce natural ...
  • Aquaculture Nutrition: Challenges & Beyond 

    Yossa, R.; Rodrigue Yossa: 0000-0003-4792-0173 (2019)
    Type: Presentation
    A Presentation on challenges of aquaculture nutrition given on 31 Auguest 2019, in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • ‘Invisible’ fisher women of Bangladesh raise their voice 

    Bevitt, K. (2019)
    Type: Blog
    In Bangladesh, fishing has long been seen as ‘men’s work’. It’s a social perception that ignores the vital contribution of women to fisheries - 30 percent of women in rural and coastal areas are directly or indirectly ...
  • Rethinking irrigation modernisation: realising multiple objectives through the integration of fisheries 

    McCartney, M.; Whiting, L.; Makin, I.; Lankford, B.; Ringler, C. (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Irrigation has been, and will remain, instrumental in addressing water security (Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6), food insecurity (SDG 2) and poverty (SDG 1) goals. However, the global context in which irrigation ...

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