Scallop Farming - second edition

David Hardy 
Blackwell  July 2006  

Hardback  328 pp., 187 illus.  ISBN 9781405113632      £105.00
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.

In this important new edition, experienced scallop farmer David Hardy offers the reader:

  • Practically oriented advice
  • Key information for running a successful farming operation

Scallop Farming, 2e is an essential tool for all those working in the scallop farming industry and will be an important source of reference for equipment manufacturers and suppliers, traders and policy makers, environmental and marine scientists and universities and research establishments where these areas are studied and taught.


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
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