The scallop farming industry continues to expand, providing an important global source of food and revenue. In recent decades over-fishing has caused a decline in wild stocks and as consumer demand increases, the opportunities for new and existing scallop farming ventures are greater than ever before. Scallop Farming, 2e is an essential tool for all those working in the scallop farming industry.
David Hardy, Kyle Shellfish and Diving Services, UK
Section 1 General information. Chapter 1 A bit of background information about the species. Chapter 2 The farm environment and its microscopic inhabitants. Chapter 3 Scallop biology and ecology. Section 2 Hands on. Chapter 4 Choosing a site. Chapter 5 Collecting spat. Chapter 6 Getting underway. Chapter 7 Methods of cultivation. Chapter 8 Moorings. Chapter 9 Design and manufacture of equipment. Chapter 10 Diving work. Section 3 Getting down to business. Chapter 11 To collect or not to collect. Chapter 12 Farming logistics. Chapter 13 The business of farming. Chapter 14 More strings to our bow. Chapter 15 Marketing, handling and processing