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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Warm water fish farming in ponds began in Kenya in the 1920s, initially using tilapia species and later including the common carp and the African catfish.
12 percent that is very low compare to provinces that needed to be jacked up to 5 percent to address the challenges besides promoting fish farming industry in Fata," the official added.
The three fish farming projects will provide the local market with around 7,330 tonnes of seafood, such as shrimps, grouper fish and abalone, besides 800 jobs for citizens, Dr Fuad bin Jaafar al Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, was quoted as saying.
Fish farming has not only put off elephants, but has turned out to be a better source of income and the economic backbone of the region as well.
Moreover, many existing commercial interests could benefit from fish farming, because the same or more requirements for transport, processing and related functions would continue.
The country is facing the threat of hamour's extinction from its waters, as its stock has reduced to 10 per cent of what it used to be in 70's, said Mamoon Othman, group chief executive officer International Fish Farming Holding Company or Asmak told Khaleej Times, on the sidelines of SIAL 2012, the Middle East Food Exhibition in Abu Dhabi.
Some of the questions asked were: are you interested in fish farming, Do you prefer fish farming to poultry or any other form of animal husbandry.
Dr Saud bin Hamoud al-Habsi, Director General of the Fish Researches at the Ministry said that the marine organisms are one of the natural resources exploited by man as a source of food and an economic resource, pointing that Oman enjoys a large biodiversity and great deep-water and surface fish stock, pressing the significance of the fish farming as one of the fastest growing productive sector.
Request of best offers & proposals in a public auction for the leasing & exploitation for 10 years of two fish farms within the cordon of Maruit Fish Farming Project including (a) Al Salam Fish Farm of about 536 feddans area & (b) Taba Fish Farm of about 534 feddans area.
a rise of 5% of sea products and 47% for fish farming, which reached 4,000 tons.
Some aquaculture proponents claim that fish farming eases pressure on wild fish populations, but most ocean advocates disagree.
But I was absolutely shocked to see fish farming on the list