Aquaculture is critical to food security, both now and in the future, and an informed and supportive public is needed to ensure its potential is fully realised. Understanding Aquaculture is an introductory guide to Aquaculture, ideal for those studying fisheries, aquaculture, natural resources management, environmental policy and food science, as well as the interested general public. It addresses the common questions associated with aquaculture, such as: Are farmed fish safe to eat? Are wild fish more nutritious? Do fish farms pollute the environment? Is farmed salmon full of antibiotics?
Understanding Aquaculture includes contents and case studies drawn from throughout the world, making it international in scope. It will fulfill the public demand for information about aquaculture product while also being a valuable resource for students and personnel working across all sectors of the aquaculture industry.