aquaculture

(Living things in their environment) commercial cultivation of fish and shellfish for food

Aquaculture

[journal] Aquaculture ({ISSN|0044-8486}) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research on aquaculture, published by Elsevier. It was established in 1972. The journal Annual Review of Fish Diseases, separately published from 1991 to 1996, was incorporated into Aquaculture following the cessation of its separate publication. Aquacul...
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Aquaculture

the general term given to the cultivation of any aquatic (fresh and marine) species (plant or animal).
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aquaculture

<ecology> The cultivation of aquatic plants and animals for food or other purposes, this term often refers specifically to freshwater cultivation, as opposed to marine cultivation (mariculture). ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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aquaculture

noun rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for food
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aquaculture

an approximate equivalent in fishing to agriculture—that is, the rearing of fish, shellfish, and some aquatic plants to supplement the natural ... [13 related articles]
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aquaculture

aquaculture The cultivation of the natural production of water; such as fish or shellfish, algae and other aquatic plants. Mariculture is specifically marine aquaculture, and therefor is a subset of aquaculture. Some examples of aquaculture include raising catfish and tilapia in freshwater ponds, growing cultured pearls, and farming salmon in net-p...
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aquaculture

The farming of aquatic organisms including fish, molluscs, crustaceans, and aquatic plants with some sort of intervention in the rearing process to enhance production, such as regular stocking, feeding, protection from predators, etc. Farming also implies individual or corporate ownership of the sto...
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aquaculture

aquaculture, the raising and harvesting of fresh- and saltwater plants and animals. The most economically important form of aquaculture is fish farming, an industry that accounts for an ever increasing share of world fisheries production. Formerly a business for small farms, it is now also pursued b...
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aquaculture

Click images to enlargeThe cultivation of fish and shellfish for human consumption; see fish farming
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aquaculture

the cultivation or rearing of aquatic plants or animals. Freshwater aquaculture is very much unlike marine aquaculture. Organisms are reared in ponds (Carp, Tilapia, Trout, Shrimp, Prawn). Marine aquaculture almost always happens in the open sea (Salmon, Oyster, Mussel, Scallops). These organisms prefer clean water. The farmer prefers sheltered wat...
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aquaculture

It is the cultivation of the sea. The term refers specifically to the intensive production of fish and shellfish in a controlled environment for human food It is an ancient practice in Asia but it has only began approximately 20 years ago in the U.S., but in virtually no time has become one of the fastest growing segments of the United States ec......
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Aquaculture

Aquaculture is the set of activities that involve growing plants and breeding animals in continental or marine water to improve production. It involves the individual or legal possession of cultured stocks. It groups together fish-farming, shellfish farming (farming of oysters, mussels, clams, cockles, etc.), algal culture and carcinoculture (farmi...
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Aquaculture

Aquaculture, also known as aquafarming, is the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, crustaceans, molluscs and aquatic plants. Aquaculture involves cultivating freshwater and saltwater populations under controlled conditions, and can be contrasted with commercial fishing, which is the harvesting of wild fish. Broadly speaking, finfish and she...
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Aquaculture

The controlled cultivation and harvest of aquatic plants or animals (e.g., edible marine algae, clams, oysters, and salmon).
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aquaculture

the cultivation of aquatic organisms under controlled conditions.
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Aquaculture

the farming of freshwater and saltwater organisms including molluscs, crustaceans and aquatic plants. See also fish farming and mariculture.
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Aquaculture

The regulation and cultivation of various types of fish for human consumption. Fish farming utilizes scientific methods to insure maximum production and high quality, while keeping costs competitive with wild product. In the U.S., most of the commercial freshwater trout, shrimp, salmon and catfish we consume are farmed.
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Aquaculture

The cultivation or farm-raising of fish or shellfish.
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Aquaculture

The National Aquaculture Act of 1980 defines aquaculture as 'the propagation and rearing of aquatic
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Aquaculture

The raising of plants or animals, as fish or shellfish, in or under a sea, a lake, a river, or another body of water.
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aquaculture

farming of plants and animals that live in water, such as fish, shellfish, and algae.
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Aquaculture

The controlled cultivation and harvest of aquatic plants or animals such as edible marine algae, clams, oysters, and salmon
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Aquaculture

The breeding, rearing, and harvesting of plants and animals in natural and human-made water environments, including ponds, rivers, lakes, and the ocean. Also commonly known as fish or shellfish farming.
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aquaculture

The production and husbandry of aquatic animals and plants in a controlled environment.
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