Salmon aquaculture is one of the most rapidly developing industries in temperate ocean waters throughout the world. Under the expert guidance of three world authorities, an international team of contributing authors examine the underlying elements which have contributed to the accelerated growth of this industry and the likely consequences upon and for the industry as a whole. This volume carries a wealth of knowledge and practical information on major biological, technical and economic aspects of salmon aqauculture through all stages of activity ranging from broodstock to market.