There are two sections of this report. The first section gives an overview of the relationship between climate and fisheries and aquaculture in China and Vietnam. Specifically, the first section elaborates on the distribution of various freshwater and saltwater aquatic resources, the various climate related issues involved in aquaculture such as raising fish in pools, prawn farming, pearl farming, and harvesting open-water and artificially-raised fish, and the transportation and processing of aquatic products. The section concludes by discussing the various climatic problems with aquaculture and listing some requirements of using hydrometeorological and environmental information to serve aquaculture. There are also some recommendations on how to strengthen the capability in providing hydrometeorological and environmental information for aquaculture production.
The second section gives an overview on the data needs for fisheries and aquaculture in New Zealand. The topics include: a brief overview of the freshwater and saltwater environments in New Zealand; the various meteorological data used in New Zealand for fisheries including information on the Southern Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation index (PDO); the uses of the data in monitoring access to fisheries; monitoring environmental impacts; predicting fish distribution; and discusses and several case studies.
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