publication . Article . 2014

Aquaculture and Fish Welfare: Are the Rights of Fish Compromised?/ Akwakultura I Dobrostan Ryb: Czy Prawa Ryb Są Szanowane?

Moshood K. Mustapha;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2014 Journal: Zoologica Poloniae (issn: 2083-6112, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p> Fish need adequate welfare in culture even more than when they are in the wild. This is because they are held in captivity against their ‘will’. The welfare of farmed fish should start from production to consumption. Several factors have been identified as compromising the rights and welfare of fish in aquaculture. These include the aquacultural holding devices, stocking density, water quality, food and feeding regimes, diseases and parasite infestation, treatment of the diseases and parasites, handling, netting and removal before and during slaughter, methods of slaughter, fasting/ food withdrawal, unnatural dark/light...
Subjects
free text keywords: Welfare, water quality, high stocking density, five freedoms, farmed fish, consumers, Zoology, QL1-991, Fishery, Aquaculture, business.industry, business, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Biology
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publication . Article . 2014

Aquaculture and Fish Welfare: Are the Rights of Fish Compromised?/ Akwakultura I Dobrostan Ryb: Czy Prawa Ryb Są Szanowane?

Moshood K. Mustapha;