Aquaculture is the farming of molluscs, crustaceans, fish, algae and aquatic plants. It involves the cultivation of economically important species, creating interventions in the rearing process for enhanced production, besides regular feeding and stocking. Shrimp, oyster and fish farming, algaculture, mariculture and the cultivation of ornamental fish are some common forms of aquaculture. Aquaponics and integrated multi-trophic aquaculture are techniques that integrate aquatic plant and fish farming. This textbook is a valuable compilation of topics, ranging from the basic to the most complex theories and principles of the aquaculture. It provides comprehensive insights into this field. Coherent flow of topics, student-friendly language and extensive use of examples make this book an invaluable source of knowledge.