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The educational requirements for fish¬eries scientists are well established: a good grounding in the basic sciences—mathe¬matics, physics, chemistry and biology, and an awareness of the environmental sciences, development economics and social and political issues. Specialized training in aquatic sciences, including fisheries, should ideally be deferred until after a first degree is attained.
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.
Recall and recordkeeping surveys of 324 farms demonstrate the potential for improving yields in Philippine milkfish farms. Implications of observed economies of scale are also discussed.