Comparison of Asian Aquaculture Products by Use of Statistically Supported Life Cycle Assessment.

  title={Comparison of Asian Aquaculture Products by Use of Statistically Supported Life Cycle Assessment.},
  author={Patrik John Gustav Henriksson and Andreu Rico and Wenbo Zhang and Sk. Ahmad-Al-Nahid and Richard Newton and Lam T. Phan and Zongfeng Zhang and Jintana Jaithiang and Hai M. Dao and Tran Minh Phu and David C. Little and Francis J. Murray and Kriengkrai Satapornvanit and Liping Liu and Qigen Liu and Mohammad Mahfujul Haque and Froukje Kruijssen and Geert R. de Snoo and Reinout Heijungs and Peter M. van Bodegom and Jeroen B. Guin{\'e}e},
  journal={Environmental science \& technology},
  volume={49 24},
We investigated aquaculture production of Asian tiger shrimp, whiteleg shrimp, giant river prawn, tilapia, and pangasius catfish in Bangladesh, China, Thailand, and Vietnam by using life cycle assessments (LCAs), with the purpose of evaluating the comparative eco-efficiency of producing different aquatic food products. Our starting hypothesis was that different production systems are associated with significantly different environmental impacts, as the production of these aquatic species… 

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