A Manual for Tilapia Business Management

July 2014
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  • Publisher
  • Published
    25th July 2014
  • ISBN 9781780641362
  • Language English
  • Pages 216 pp.
  • Size 6.125" x 9.5"
  • Images figures & photos

Tilapias are an increasingly important farmed fish for human consumption. Hailed as an important source of protein for growing populations, production is set to double within the next ten years and expand beyond traditional areas of production in Africa and Asia. With a practical focus, this book is aimed at tilapia farmers and producers, describing best practice production methods, egg management, new technologies, nutrition, business practices, marketing, equipment maintenance, accounting and logistics.


1. Introduction
2. Tilapia Hatchery
3. Fry Nursing
4. Grow-out in Ponds
5. Grow-out in Cages
6. Polyculture
7. Integrated Farming
8. Fish Health Management and Biosecurity
9. Post-harvest Handling: Marketing and Processing
10. Business Models and Plan


Ram C. Bhujel

Ram C. Bhujel is affiliated with AIT, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.