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Name: Ana Milstein, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Animal SciencePoultry and Aquaculture
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  04-6390651 ext 108, 04-6391874 ext 108
Fax:04-6390652
Email:    anamilstein@agri.gov.il
Office location:Fish & Aquaculture Research Station, Dor
Address:Fish & Aquaculture Research Station, Dor
M.P. Hof HaCarmel
3082000 ISRAEL

Senior Researcher

Research Interests / Job description
- Water quality-fish-management relationships in aquaculture systems, including fish ponds, dual purpose reservoirs for irrigation and fish culture, and intensive fish culture units.
- Limnology of fish ponds and irrigation reservoirs (water and reclaimed wastewater).
- Irrigation system clogging agents developing in water and wastewater reservoirs.
- Periphyton-based aquaculture
- Multivariate statistical methods as exploratory tools in the complex aquaculture systems.

Research Interests

  • Water quality - fish - management relationships in aquaculture systems, including fish ponds, dual purpose reservoirs for irrigation and fish culture, and intensive fish culture units.
  • Limnology of fish ponds, reservoirs and wetlands.
  • Irrigation system clogging agents developing in water and wastewater reservoirs.
  • Periphyton-based aquaculture
  • Multivariate statistical methods as exploratory tools in the complex aquaculture systems.

Languages 

  • Spanish (mother tongue)
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • less fluent: French, German.

Publications

Reviews and Book Chapters

  • Milstein, A. (1992) Ecological aspects of fish species interactions in polyculture ponds. Hydrobiologia 231:177-186
  • Milstein, A. (2005) Polyculture in aquaculture. Animal Breeding Abstracts. 73(12):15N-41N. CABI Publishing, UK
  • Milstein, A. (2005) Chapter 10: Effect of Periphyton on Water Quality. In: E.Azim, M.Verdegem, A.van Dam and M.Beveridge (eds.) Periphyton: ecology, exploitation and management. CABI Publishing, UK. 352 pp.
  • CAB International (2006) [original text by A. Milstein]. Inland pond culture in Israel In: Aquaculture Compendium. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.
  • CAB International (2006) [original text by A. Milstein]. Dual purpose reservoirs for fish culture and crop irrigation in Israel. In: Aquaculture Compendium. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.
  • Milstein, A. (2012) Chapter 2: Pond Ecology. In: Charles C. Mischke (ed.) Aquaculture Pond Fertilization: Impacts of Nutrient Input  on Production. Wiley-Blackwell. 297pp.
  • Milstein, A. and M. Hernández (2017). Chapter 1: Ecological basis of tilapia co-culture systems. pp 1 - 24 in: P.W. Perschbacher and R.R. Stickney (eds.) Tilapia in Intensive Co-culture. Wiley-Blackwell, 368 pp.
  • Milstein, A. (2017). Chapter 14: Tilapia co-culture in Israeli fishponds and reservoirs. pp 237 - 245 in: P.W. Perschbacher and R.R. Stickney (eds.) Tilapia in Intensive Co-culture. Wiley-Blackwell, 368 pp.

Ecology of Irrigation water and wastewater Reservoirs

  • Juanicó, M. and Milstein, A. (2004). Semi-intensive treatment plants for wastewater reuse in irrigation. Water Science and Technology 50(2):55-60.
  • Milstein, A. and Feldlite, M. (2014). Relationships between clogging in irrigation systems and plankton community structure and distribution in wastewater reservoirs. Agricultural Water Management 140:79-86
  • Milstein, A. and Feldlite, M. (2015). Relationships between thermal stratification in a secondarily treated wastewater reservoir that stores water for irrigation and filter clogging in the irrigation system. Agricultural Water Management 153:63-70.  
  • Milstein, A. and Feldlite, M. (2015). Particle circulation in irrigation reservoirs: the role of filter backwash reject on filter clogging. Agricultural Water Management  158:139-144.  

Wetlands, Organic aquaculture and Periphyton based aquaculture systems

  • Azim, M.E., M.A. Wahab, A.A. van Dam, M.C.M. Beveridge, A. Milstein and M.C.J. Verdegem.  (2001). Optimization of fertilization rate for maximizing periphyton production on artificial substrates and the implications for periphyton-based aquaculture. Aquaculture Research, 32:749-760.
  • Azim, M.E., A. Milstein, M.A. Wahab and M.C.J. Verdegam (2003). Periphyton - water quality relationships in fertilised fishponds with artificial substrates. Aquaculture, 228:169-187.
  • Milstein, A., M.E. Azim, M.A. Wahab and M.C.J. Verdegem (2003) The effects of periphyton, fish and fertilizer dose on biological processes affecting water quality in earthen fish ponds. Environmental Biology of Fishes 68:247-260.
  • Milstein, A. and O. Lev (2004) Organic Tilapia Culture in Israel. Proceedings of ISTA 6 (Sixth International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture) Manila, the Philippines, Sept 12-16, 2004, Vol 2: 657-660.
    Also in: http://ag.arizona.edu/azaqua/ista/ista6/ista6web/web/content.htm
  • Milstein, A. and O. Lev (2004) Periphyton based aquaculture test in the first organic-certified tilapia farm in the world. European Aquaculture Society Special Publication 34:577-578.
  • Milstein, A., D. Joseph, Y. Peretz and S. Harpaz (2005) Evaluation of organic tilapia culture in periphyton-based ponds Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh 57(3):143-155
  • Milstein, A. (2005). Periphyton-based aquaculture ponds. page 3 in: Z. Adamek (ed) New challenges in pond aquaculture. Book of abstracts. University of South Bohemia Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, and European Aquaculture Society.
  • Milstein, A. and Lev, O. (2006) Pruebas en sistemas acuícolas basados en perifiton en la primer granja de tilapia con certificado orgánico. Periphyton based aquaculture test in the first organic-certified tilapia farm in the world. Panorama Acuicola Magazine Sep/Oct 2006:46-47. (in Spanish and English)
  • Milstein, A., Joseph, D., Peretz, Y. and Harpaz, S. (2006) Increasing natural food and reducing added feeds in organic tilapia nursery ponds. page 614 in AQUA2006 Abstracts.
  • Milstein, A., D. Joseph, Y. Peretz and S. Harpaz (2008) Increasing natural food and reducing added feeds in organic tilapia ponds. World Aquaculture 39(1):28-29.
  • Milstein, A. and O. Lev (2008) Organic fish culture and its R&D in Israel. Aquaculture Europe Magazine 33:26-27
  • Uddin, M.S., A. Milsten, M.E. Azim, M. A. Wahab, M.C.J. Verdegem and J.A.J. Verreth  (2008) The effects of stocking density, periphyton substrate and supplemental feed on biological processes affecting water quality in earthen tilapia-prawn polyculture ponds/systems. Aquaculture Research 39:1243-1257
  • Milstein, A., Y. Peretz and S. Harpaz (2008) Periphyton as food in organic tilapia culture: comparison of periphyton growth on different substrates. Israel Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh 60(4):243-252
  • Milstein, A., Y. Peretz and S. Harpaz (2009). Culture of organic tilapia to market size in periphyton based ponds with reduced feed inputs. Aquaculture Research 40:55-59
  • Milstein, A. (2009). Cultivo orgánico de tilapia basado en perifiton, una alternativa de reduccion de costos. Organic tilapia culture based on periphyton, a cost reduction alternative. Panorama Acuícola Magazine 14(3):10-19. (in Spanish and English). 
  • Milstein, A. (2010) Promotion of natural food development in earthen ponds, to reduce industrial feeds without affecting tilapia growth. Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 41(1):1372-1374 (in Hebrew)
  • Milstein, A. (2012) Periphyton-based aquaculture: underwater hard surfaces in fish ponds promote development of natural food for fish. Indian Journal of Social and Natural Sciences 1(1):93-99.
  • Milstein, A., A. Naor, A. Barki and S. Harpaz (2013). Wetland aquaculture: utilization of periphytic natural food as partial replacement of commercial feeds in organic tilapia culture - an overview. Transylvanian Review of Systematical and Ecological Research - The Wetlands Diversity 15(1): 49-60. Also in: http://stiinte.ulbsibiu.ro/trser/archive.html
  • Hernández, M., Gasca-Leyva, E., Valdéz, D. and Milstein, A. (2014).  Limitations of periphyton productivity and tilapia growth from high hardness and alkalinity of groundwater in Yucatán, Mexico. World Aquaculture 45(2): 19-21.
  • Travaili-Lima, F., A.Milstein and L.H.Sipauva-Tavares (2016) Seasonal differences in plankton community and removal efficiency of nutrients and organic matter in a subtropical constructed wetland. Wetlands 36(5): 921-933.
  • Sipauba-Tavares, L.H., B. Scardoelli Truzzi, A. Milstein and A. Marcari Marquez (2017). Associated fauna to Eichhornia crassipes in a constructed wetland for aquaculture effluent treatment. Transylvanian Review of Systematical and Ecological Research - The Wetlands Dicersity 19(1):29-42   DOI: 10.1515/trser-2015-0077. http://stiinte.ulbsibiu.ro/trser/archive.html
  • Levy, A., A. Milstein, A. Neori, S. Harpaz, M. Shpigel and L. Guttman (2017). Marine periphyton biofilters in mariculture effluents: nutrient uptake and biomass development. Aquaculture 473:513-520.

Heavy Metals in Fish

  • Feldlite, M., I. Karplus, A. Milstein and M. Juanicó (2004) Inspection of heavy metal accumulation in fish grown in tertiary treated wastewater. Water and Irrigation 458:8-16 (in Hebrew).
  • Feldlite M, M. Juanicó, I. Karplus and A. Milstein (2008) Towards a safe standard for heavy metals in reclaimed water used for fish aquaculture. Aquaculture 284:115-126

Fish-Environment-Management relationships in Israel Polyculture ponds:

  • Milstein, A., Hepher, B. and Teltsch, B. (1985) Interactions between fish species and the ecological conditions in mono- and polyculture pond systems I. Phytoplankton. Aquac. & Fish. Mngm. 16: 305-317.
  • Milstein, A., Hepher, B. and Teltsch, B. (1985). Interactions between fish species and the ecological conditions in mono- and polyculture pond systems. II. Zooplankton. Aquac. & Fish. Mngm. 16: 319-330.
  • Milstein, A., Hepher, B. and Teltsch, B. (1988). The effect of fish species combination in fish ponds on plankton composition. Aquac. and Fish. Mngm. 19 (2): 127-137
  • Hepher, B., Milstein, A., Leventer, H. and Teltsch, B. (1989). The effect of fish density and species combination on growth and utilization of natural food in ponds. Aquac. and Fish. Mngm. 20: 59-71.
  • Milstein, A., Alkon, A., Avnimelech, Y., Kochba, M., Hulata, G. and Schroeder, G. (1991). Effects of manuring rate on ecology and fish performance in polyculture ponds. Aquaculture 96:119-138.
  • Milstein, A. (1993) Water quality and freshwater fish culture intensification: the Israeli example. Aquac. and Fish. Mngm. 24:715-724.
  • Milstein, A., Alkon, A., Kochba, M., Avnimelech, Y. and Karplus, I. (1995) Combined effects of fertilization rate, manuring and feed pellets application on fish performance and water quality in polyculture ponds. Aquac. Research 26:55-65.
  • Milstein, A. (1995) Fish-management relationships in Israeli commercial fish farming. Aquaculture International 3:292-314.
  • Milstein, A. (1995). Can organic fertilization suffice to intensify fish-farming integrated production systems? Review paper in: The management of integrated freshwater agro-piscicultural ecosystems in tropical areas. Royal Academy of Overseas Science - Belgium, Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (ACP-EEC), and FAO. pp 531-546 English version, pp 573-590 French version.
  • Milstein, A. and F. Svirsky (1996) Effect of fish species combinations on water chemistry and plankton composition in earthen fish ponds. Aquaculture Research 27:79-90
  • Milstein, A. (1997) Do management procedures affect the ecology of warm water polyculture ponds? World Aquaculture 28(3)12-19. [Translation into Thai: Thai Fisheries Gazette 51(6):545-555, 1998 (Varasanganpamonq 51(6):545-555), Thailand year 2541)]
  • Milstein, A. and M. Zoran. (1999). Ecological aspects of fish species interactions in earthen ponds. Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 31(2):68-76 (in Hebrew).
  • Milstein, A., Y. Eran, E. Nitzan, M. Zoran and D. Joseph (2000) Tilapia wild spawning control through predator fishes: Israeli trial with red-drum and bass. Aquaculture International, 8(1):31-40

Fish-Environment-Management relationships in Bangladesh Polyculture ponds

  • Wahab, M. A., M. M. Rahman and A. Milstein (2001) The effect of common carp Cyprinus carpio and mrigal Cirrhinus mrigala as bottom feeders in Indian carp polyculture. World Aquaculture 32(4):50-52 & 69.
  • Wahab, M. A., M. M. Rahman and A. Milstein (2002). The effect of common carp Cyprinus carpio (L.) and mrigal Cirrhinus mrigala (Hamilton) as bottom feeders in major Indian carp polycultures. Aquaculture Research, 33:1-10.
  • Milstein, A., M. A. Wahab and M. M. Rahman. (2002). Environmental effects of common carp Cyprinus carpio (L.) and mrigal Cirrhinus mrigala (Hamilton) as bottom feeders in major Indian carp polycultures. Aquaculture Research 33:1103-1117
  • Wahab, M. A., M. A. Alim and A. Milstein (2003). Effects of adding the small fish punti (Puntius sophore) and/or mola (Amblypharyngodon mola) to a polyculture of large carp. Aquaculture Research, 34(2): 149-164
  • Alim, M. A., M. A. Wahab and A. Milstein (2004). Effects of adding different proportions of the small fish punti (Puntius sophore) and mola (Amblypharyngodon mola) to a polyculture of large carp. Aquaculture Research 35:124-133.
  • Alim, M. A., M. A. Wahab and A. Milstein (2005) Effects of increasing by 20% the stocking density of large carps of the basic "cash" carp - small fish polyculture of Bangladesh. Aquaculture Research 36:317-325
  • Rahman, M.M., M.C.J. Verdegem, L.A.J. Nagelkerke, M.A. Wahab, A. Milstein, J.A.J. Verreth (2006) Growth, production and food preference of rohu Labeo rohita (H.) in monoculture and in polyculture with common carp Cyprinus carpio (L.) under fed and non-fed ponds. Aquaculture, 257: 359-372
  • Rahman, M.M., Verdegem, M.C.J., Nagelkerke, L.A.J., Wahab, M.A., Milstein, A. and Verreth, J.A.J. (2006) Effects of common carp additon to rohu ponds on food availability, fish behavior, fish production and waste discharge. page 987 in AQUA2006 Abstracts.
  • Milstein A., A., F. Ahmed, O.A. Masud, M.A. Kadir and M.A. Wahab (2006) Effects of the filter feeder silver carp and the bottom feeders mrigal and common carp on small indigenous fish species (SIS) and pond ecology. Aquaculture 258:439-451
  • Kadir, A., R.S. Kundu, A. Milstein, and M.A. Wahab (2006) Effects of silver carp and small indigenous species on pond ecology and carp polycultures in Bangladesh. Aquaculture 261:1065-1076
  • Milstein, A., Wahab, M.A. and Kadir, M.A. (2006) Managing fish pond ecology through polyculture composition to improve the Bangladeshi polyculture of large carp as ‘cash crop' and small indigenous species (SIS) as food for the small farmers' family. page 615 in AQUA2006 Abstracts.
  • Milstein, A., M.A. Wahab and A. Kadir (2007) Managing fish pond ecology through polyculture composition to improve the Bangladeshi polyculture of large carp as 'cash crop' and small indigenous species (SIS) as food for the small farmers' family. Global Aquaculture Advocate 10(1):60-61
  • Kadir, A., M.A. Wahab, A. Milstein, M.A. Hossain and M.T.I. Seraji (2007) Effects of silver carp and the small indigenous fish mola Amblypharyngodon mola and punti Puntius sophore on fish polyculture production. Aquaculture 273(4):520-531.
  • Rahman, M.M., M.C.J. Verdegem, L.A.J. Nagelkerke, M.A. Wahab, A. Milstein, J.A.J. Verreth (2008) Effects of common carp Cyprinus carpio (L.) and feed addition in rohu Labeo rohita (Hamilton) ponds on nutrient partitioning among  fish, plankton and benthos. Aquaculture Research 39:85-95.
  • Milstein, A., A. Kadir and M. A. Wahab (2008) The effects of partialy subsituting indian carps or adding silver carp on polycultures of large carps and small indigenous fish species. Aquaculture 279:92-98
  • Milstein, A., M. A. Wahab, A. Kadir, M.F.H. Sagor and M.A. Islam (2009). Effects of intervention in the water column and/or pond bottom through species composition on polycultures of large carps and small indigenous species. Aquaculture  286:246-253
  • Wahab, M.A., A. Kadir, A. Milstein and M. Kunda (2011). Manipulation of species combination for enhancing fish production in polyculture systems involving major carps and small indigenous fish species. Aquaculture 312:289-297.
  • Milstein, A., M. A. Wahab and Kadir, A. (2012) ‘Cash-SIS' culture yields money crop, family food. Production enhanced through varied species selection. Global Aquaculture Advocate 15(3):50-52. Also in: http://pdf.gaalliance.org/pdf/GAA-Milstein-May12.pdf

Fish-Environment-Management relationships in Agriculture-Aquaculture Integrated systems in Vietnam

  • Nhan, D.K., A. Milstein, M.C.J. Verdegem, R.H. Bosma, J.A.V. Verreth (2006) Food inputs, water quality and nutrient accumulation in integrated pond systems: a multivariate approach. Aquaculture  261:160-172
  • Nhan D. K., M. C.J. Verdegem, N. T. Binh, L. T. Duong, A. Milstein, J. A.V. Verreth. (2008) Economic and nutrient discharge tradeoffs of excreta-fed aquaculture in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Journal Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment  124: 259-269
  •  Nhan D.K., M.C.J. Verdegem, A. Milstein, J.A.J. Verreth (2008) Water and nutrient budgets of ponds in integrated agriculture-aquaculture systems in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Aquaculture Research 39:1216-1228

Fish-Environment relationships in Fishponds of Other Regions   

  • Muendo P.N., A. Milstein, A.A van Dam, G.El Naggar, J.J Stoorvogel and M.C.J. Verdegem (2006) Exploring the trophic structure in organically fertilized and feed-driven tilapia culture environments using multivariate analyses. Aquaculture Research, 37:151-163
  • Hernandez, M., E. Gasca-Leyva and A. Milstein (2014). Polyculture of mixed-sex and male populations of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) with the Mayan cichlid predator (Cichlasoma urophthalmus). Aquaculture 418-419: 26-31.
  • Favaro, E.G.P., L.H. Sipauba-Tavares and A. Milstein (2015). Ecological processes in extensive flow-through earthen tilapia ponds during the rainy and dry seasons in Southeastern Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology 75 (4, Supl. 1): S97-S107.
  • Sipauba-Tavares, L.H., R.N. Millan and A. Milstein (2016). Limnology of an integrated cage-pond aquaculture farm. Acta Limnologica Brasiliensia 28, e1. Epub June 27, 2016. https://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S2179-975X3014

Fish-Environment relationships in Nursery ponds:  

  • Feldlite, M. and A. Milstein (1999) Effect of density on survival and growth of cyprinid fish fry. Aquaculture International, 7:399-411.
  • Milstein, A., A. Valdenberg and S. Harpaz (2006) Fish larvae - zooplankton relationships in microcosm simulations of earthen nursery ponds. I. freshwater system Aquaculture International14(3): 231-246
  • Milstein, A., A. Valdenberg and S. Harpaz (2006) Fish larvae - zooplankton relationships in microcosm simulations of earthen nursery ponds. II. brackish water system. Aquaculture International 14:431-432
  • Valdenberg, A., A. Milstein and S. Harpaz (2006) Effects of timing of common carp larvae stocking on zooplankton succession in earthen nursery ponds: a microcosm simulation. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society , 37(4):378-387

Multivariate Statistical Methods in Fish Culture Management data Analyses:

  • Prein, M. and Milstein, A. (1988). Techniques for handling large pond and farm datasets. Aquabyte 1(2): 4-5.
  • Milstein, A., Hulata, G. and Wohlfarth, G.W. (1988). Canonical correlation analysis of relationships between management inputs and fish growth and yields in polyculture. Aquac. & Fish. Mngm. 19 (1): 13-24.
  • Hulata, G., Milstein, A. and Goldman, A. (1990) Multivariate statistical analysis of relationships between management inputs and production and profit in fish growth experiments in ponds. Israel Agresearch, 4(1):73-84. (in Hebrew)
  • Milstein, A. and Zoran, M. (1992). Characterization of polyculture managements in the Israeli fishbreeding (1980-1986) by means of statistical analyses. Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 25(3):147-165 (in Hebrew).
  • Milstein, A. (1993). Factor and canonical correlation analyses: basic concepts, data requirements and recommended procedures. p.24-31. In: M. Prein, G. Hulata and D. Pauly (eds.). Multivariate methods in aquaculture research: case studies of tilapias in experimental and commercial systems. ICLARM Studies and Reviews 20, 221p.
  • Milstein, A. and Prein, M. (1993) Factor and canonical correlation analysis of Nile tilapia production in integrated livestock-fish culture in the Philippines. p.67-74. In: M. Prein, G. Hulata and D. Pauly (eds.). Multivariate methods in aquaculture research: case studies of tilapias in experimental and commercial systems. ICLARM Studies and Reviews 20, 221p.
  • Hulata, G., Milstein, A. and Goldman, A. (1993). Multiple regression analysis of relationships between management inputs and fish yield or profit in fish polyculture experimental ponds. pp.212-218. In: M. Prein, G. Hulata and D. Pauly (eds.). Multivariate methods in aquaculture research: case studies of tilapias in experimental and commercial systems. ICLARM Studies and Reviews 20, 221p.
  • Prein, M. and Milstein, A. (1993). Multiple regression and path analysis of tilapia growth in commercial fish farms in Israel. p.178-188. In: M. Prein, G. Hulata and D. Pauly (eds.). Multivariate methods in aquaculture research: case studies of tilapias in experimental and commercial systems. ICLARM Studies and Reviews 20, 221p.
  • Milstein, A. and Hulata, G. (1993). Factor analysis and canonical correlation analysis of fish production in commercial farms in Israel. p.119-160. In: M. Prein, G. Hulata and D. Pauly (eds.). Multivariate methods in aquaculture research: case studies of tilapias in experimental and commercial systems. ICLARM Studies and Reviews 20, 221p.
  • Milstein, A., Goldman, A. and Hulata, G. (1993). Multiple regression analysis of fish yield and profit in commercial fish farms in Israel. p.161-177. In: M. Prein, G. Hulata and D. Pauly (eds.). Multivariate methods in aquaculture research: case studies of tilapias in experimental and commercial systems. ICLARM Studies and Reviews 20, 221p.
  • Milstein, A., Goldman, A. and Zoran, M. (1994). Yield and profit in the commercial fish farms in Israel (1980-1986). Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 27 (1):24-36. (in Hebrew)
  • Karplus, I., A. Milstein, S. Cohen and S. Harpaz (1996). The effect of stocking different ratios of common carp, Cyprinus carpio L., and tilapias in polyculture ponds on production characteristics and profitability. Aquaculture Research 27:447-453

Dual Purpose Reservoirs for Fish Culture and Crop Irrigation:

  • Milstein, A., Feldlite, M., Mozes, N. and Avnimelech, Y. (1989). Limnology of reservoirs used for fish farming and crop irrigation, with integrated free and cage fish culture. Israeli J. Aquacult. - Bamidgeh 41: 12-22.
  • Milstein, A., Zoran, M. and Krambeck, H.J. (1992) Fish performance and Oxygen dynamics in a dual purpose reservoir (fish farming and field irrigation) in the Israeli coastal area. Limnologica 22(1):43-50.
  • Krambeck, H.J., Milstein, A. and Zoran, M. (1992) Physical aspects of the ecosystem structure of dual purpose reservoirs in the Israeli coastal area: results of a solar driven data acquisition system. Limnologica 22(2):129-135
  • Milstein, A., Krambeck, H.J. and Zoran, M. (1992) Effects of wind and depth on stratification in reservoirs for fish culture and field irrigation. Limnologica 22(4):375-384.
  • Zoran, M., Milstein, A. and Krambeck, H.J. (1993). Limnological aspects of dual purpose reservoirs for irrigation and fish culture with different depths in the Coastal Area and the Jordan Valley. Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 26(2):62-76. (in Hebrew)
  • Milstein, A. (1993) Water quality and freshwater fish culture intensification: the Israeli example. Aquac. and Fish. Mngm. 24:715-724.
  • Krambeck, H.J., Milstein, A. and Zoran, M. (1994) Physical limnology of reservoirs in Israel used for crop irrigation and fish farming. Verhandlungen International vereinigung fuer Limnologie, 25:1373-1378.
  • Milstein, A., Zoran, M. and Krambeck, H.J. (1994). Water quality variability in a shallow (4m) reservoir for simultaneous fish farming and field irrigation. Limnologica 24 (1):71-81.
  • Milstein, A., Zoran, M., Barsadschi, D. and Krambeck, H.J. (1994) Water quality variability in a deep (8m) reservoir for simultaneous fish farming and field irrigation. Limnologica 24(1):82-92.
  • Zoran, M., Milstein, A. and Krambeck, H.J. (1994) Limnology of dual purpose reservoirs in the Coastal Area and the Jordan Valley of Israel. Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 46(2):64-75.
  • Zoran, M., Milstein, A. and Rosenzweig, R. (1994) Dual purpose reservoirs for irrigation and fish culture: concept, management and limnology. Water and Irrigation 335:23-28 (in Hebrew).
  • Milstein, A., M. Zoran and H.J. Krambeck (1995) Seasonal stratification in fish culture and irrigation reservoirs: potential dangers for fish culture. Aquaculture International 3:1-7.
  • Zoran, M. and Milstein, A. (1996) Thermal de-stratification in deep water reservoirs. Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 29(1):17-27 (in Hebrew).
  • Zoran,M. and Milstein, A. (1997). Gradual disruption of thermal stratification in deep reservoirs by controlled injection of a vertical flow of water - Preliminary results. Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 30 (2):67-72 (in Hebrew).
  • Zoran, M. and A. Milstein (1998). A device for gradual breaking of stratification in deep fish culture reservoirs. International Review of Hydrobiology, Special Issue, 83:673-680.
  • Zoran,M. and Milstein, A. (1999). Disruption of thermal stratification in deep reservoirs by controlled vertical flow. Water and Irrigation 388:23-27 (in Hebrew).
  • Milstein, A. and M. Zoran. (1999). Thermal destratification in reservoirs: mathematical models as applied tools for fisheries. Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 31(1):24-28 (in Hebrew).
  • Milstein, A. and M. Zoran. (2000). Influence of water withdrawal from upper layers on the thermal stratification in a deep reservoir for irrigation and fish culture. Water and Irrigation 408:37-40 (in Hebrew).
  • Milstein,A., Krambeck,H.J. and Zoran,M. (2000) Stratification interference practice and modeling as a management tool in fish culture reservoirs. Verhandlungen International vereinigung fuer Limnologie, 27:200-205.  
  • Milstein, A., M. Zoran and H.J. Krambeck (2001). Destratification as a tool for fish culture improvement in deep water reservoirs. Aquaculture International, 9(1):3-15.s
  • Milstein, A., and M. Zoran (2001). Effect of water withdrawal from the epilimnion on thermal stratification in dual purpose reservoirs for fish culture and field irrigation. Aquaculture International, 9(1):81-86.
  • Zoran, M., A. Milstein, Y. Yehuda, N. Harman and A. Nir (2002). Studying the oxygen balance of Einan reservoir to determine it's carrying capacity. Water and Irrigation 424:14-21. (in Hebrew) 

Intensive Fish Culture Ponds:

  • Avnimelech, Y., Weber, B., Hepher, B., Milstein, A. and Zoran, M. (1986). Studies in circulated fish ponds: Organic matter recycling and nitrogen transformation. Aquac. & Fish. Mngm. 17: 231-242.
  • Avnimelech, Y., Weber, B., Hepher, B., Milstein, A. and Zoran, M. (1988). Organic matter recycling and nitrogen transformation in circulated fish ponds. Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 21(2): 3-16 (in Hebrew)
  • Milstein, A. (1990) Water quality in an intensive outdoor commercial fish culture system with mechanically stirred ponds. Israeli J. Aquac. - Bamidgeh 42_(2):99-109.
  • Milstein, A. (1993) Water quality and freshwater fish culture intensification: the Israeli example. Aquac. and Fish. Mngm. 24:715-724.
  • Milstein, A., M.Zoran, M.Kochba and Y.Avnimelech (2001). Effect of different management practices on water quality of tilapia intensive culture systems in Israel. Aquaculture International, 9(2): 133-152
  • Milstein, A., Y.Avnimelech, M.Zoran and D. Joseph (2001) Performance of several fish species in regular and active-suspension intensive ponds. Israel J. Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 53(3-4):147-157.
  • Milstein, A., M.Zoran, M.Kochba and Y.Avnimelech (2001). Effect of different management practices on water quality intensive culture systems. Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 32(8):319-324 (in Hebrew).
  • Milstein, A., Y.Avnimelech, G. Ritvo, M.Zoran, and D. Joseph (2001). Intensive ponds of conventional and active resuspended types for the culture of new fish species. Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 32(8):325-329 (in Hebrew).

Crustacean Culture:

  • Karplus, I., Samsonov, E., Hulata, G. and Milstein, A. (1989). Social control of growth in Macrobrachium rosenbergii. I. The effect of claw ablation on survival and growth of communally raised prawns. Aquaculture 80: 325-335.
  • Zoran, M., Milstein, A., Peretz, Y. and Zohar, G. (1996) Resistance to low temperature of the Australian crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 29(1):10-11 (in Hebrew).
  • Sagi, A., A. Milstein, Y. Eran, D. Joseph, I. Khalaila, U. Abdu, S. Harpaz and I. Karplus (1997) Culture of the Australian redclaw crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) in Israel. II. Second growout season of overwintered populations. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh 49(4):222-229.
  • Karplus, I., M.Zoran, A. Milstein, S.Harpaz, Y.Eran, D.Joseph and A.Sagi (1998) Culture of the Australian redclaw crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) in Israel. III. Survival in earthen ponds under ambient winter temperatures. Aquaculture, 166:259-267.
  • Islam, M.S., A. Milstein, M.A. Wahab, A. H. M. Kamal and S. Dewan (2005) Production and economic return of shrimp aquaculture in coastal ponds of different sizes. Aquaculture International 13(6): 489-500
  • Milstein, A., M. S. Islam, M. A. Wahab , A. H. M. Kamal and S. Dewan (2005) Characterization of water quality in shrimp ponds of different size and management regimes using multivariate statistical analysis. Aquaculture International 13(6): 501-518

Other Aquaculture Topics:

  • Wohlfarth, G.W. and Milstein, A. (1987). Predicting correction factors for differences in initial weight among genetic groups of common carp in communal testing. Aquaculture, 60: 13-25.
  • Milstein, A., Zoran, M., Zohar, G. and Dor Station staff (1996) Aquaculture potential of a new species: pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus). Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 29(3):98-103 (in Hebrew).
  • Noi, Y., N. Gur, G. Ben Abraham, D. Sklen, Y. Frish, Y. Eran, D. Joseph, T. Hussein, S. Abu Amar, M. Cabeza, A. Milstein and M. Zoran. (2000). Use of feather meal in tilapia nutrition. Fisheries and Fishbreeding in Israel 32(1):13-17 (in Hebrew).
  • Milstein, A., M. Zoran, Y. Peretz and D. Joseph (2000). Low temperature tolerance of pacu, Piaractus mesopotamicus. Environmental Biology of fishes, 58:455-460.  
  • Zak, T., A. Perelberg, I. Magen, A. Milstein and D. Joseph (2007) Heterosis expression in growth rate of Hungarian-Israeli common carp crossbreds and an evaluation of their sensibility to KHV disease. Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidge 59(2):63-72
  • Cnaani, A., A. Barki, T. Slosman, A. Scharcanski, A. Milstein and S. Harpaz (2010). Dietary salt supplement increases growth rate in freshwater cultured tilapia hybrids..Aquaculture Research 41(10):1545-1548.

Fisheries:

  • Isaac, V.J., A. Milstein and M.L. Ruffino (1996) Artisanal fishery in the Lower Amazon - Multivariate analysis of the catch by species. Acta Amazonica, Manaus, Brasil 26(3):185-208 (in Portuguese)
  • Ruffino, M.L., V.J. Isaac and A. Milstein (1998). Fisheries ecology in the lower Amazon: a typical artisanal practice in the tropics. Ecotropica 4:99-114.

Current Projects

  • Avoiding filter clogging of irrigation systems produced by planktonic organisms developing in water reservoirs. Israeli Water Workers Association. (Partnership with Mordehai Feldlite, Israeli Water Workers Association). 
  • Sustainable mariculture based on periphyton feeding for improving growth and performance of marine and brackish water fingerlings. (Partnership with Lior Guttman and Amir Neori from the National Center for Mariculture, and Sheenan Harpaz from ARO)
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