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One real constraint to expanding production from aquaculture is the lack of knowledge or information on the economic relationships between inputs and output, in other words between what goes into a pond and what comes out. In the case of Philippine milk-fish farming, the inputs include everything from seed (fry or fingerlings) to farm labor, feed, fertilizers, pond maintenance and repairs, rental and pesticides.

Eight separate, complete and indexed bibliographies on the commercially important tilapias are contained in this volume. Species include: Oreochromis macrochir, O. aureus, O. hornorum, O. mossambicus, O. niloticus, Sarotherodon galilaeus, Tilapia rendalli and T. zillii.

On 22 January 1982, the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Development of Sabah, Malaysia (MAFD), signed a Memorandum of Agreement to cooperate and assist each other in research and development projects related to fisheries and aquaculture development. Both parties recognized the tremendous potential for coastal aquaculture development along Sabah's extensive and relatively unpolluted coastline.