aquaculture

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aquaculture

the manipulation of the reproduction, growth rates and mortality of aquatic organisms useful to mankind, to enhance their yield; the aquatic equivalent of AGRICULTURE.

aquaculture

cultivation and harvesting of plants and animals in water. Called also mariculture.
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Achionye-Nzeh and Ajayi [1] identified The prospects of fish farming to include: creation of employment, generation of income and provision of animal protein.
He pointed out that the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry has made the fish farming regulations in 2004 and completed the preparation of the National Fish Farming Regulation and studying the fish farming from the respective of the environment impacts and the food safety.
It aims to span all segments of aquaculture industry including hatcheries, fish farming, processing and packaging of the finest breeds of fishes and fish products.
People belonging to the Malaha, Godi and Bahadar communities are also into fish farming in the district and have been making good earnings.
In its report, the task force also recommended streamlining and simplifying permitting and application processes; market-based incentives for businesses to invest in sustainable, ecologically sound fish-farming projects; as well as funding and incentives for research, development, and deployment of technologies and techniques for sustainable fish farming.
In recent years, scientists have chronicled extensive problems caused by fish farming around the world.
This will bring to fulfilment a promise that the Commissioner gave to members of the European Parliament last November when he told them that growth in fish farming would be one of the priorities of his five-year term of office.
BIM has organised a major conference, Farming the Deep Blue, which began in Limerick yesterday, aimed at seeing how the world can develop offshore fish farming.
OSCAR-winning impresario Sir Tim Rice's wife Lady Jane organised a blockade by 20 boats yesterday in a protest over Scottish fish farming.
Developing countries will shape nearly all growth in the fish industry in the next two decades, while greater reliance on fish farming could force a trade-off between the health of wild fisheries and the environment, and the well being of the poor," says the report.
Cole considers himself a pioneer in the use of Norwegian-style fish farming in fresh water.