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Written by an international team of researchers.
Provides an accessible account of the scale and diversity of aquaculture and the impact that it has on habitats and ecosystems throughout the world
Controversial topics such as habitat loss, the introduction of alien species, genetic pollution by escapees from fish farms and spread of disease from farmed to world populations are covered
Focuses on how effects of these problems have been ameliorated and looks to a future where improved technology, better regulation and integrated resource management can combine to make the industry more sustainable