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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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The latest production statistics suggest that the production of Scottish farmed salmon is on the rise again, increasing from 129,588 tonnes in 2005 to approximately 137,000 tonnes in 2006.
Just as the Scottish farmed salmon industry starts to pick itself up at the beginning of a new year with record demand after months of collapsing prices, along comes a health scare that could threaten the business's very existence.
A report from Greenpeace last month found traces of Tc-99 from Sellafield in Scottish farmed salmon.
The news was a boost for the Scottish farmed salmon industry, which is worth pounds 700million a year and employs 6000 workers.
I used to be avidly pro wild salmon, but now you can get good quality Scottish farmed salmon.
Industry sources told The Grocer there was concern among buyers of Scottish farmed salmon "that too much supply would be in the hands of too few".
ACCORDING to recent findings, Scottish farmed salmon is a highly contaminated food stuff.
Scottish farmed salmon suppliers have hailed the sector's tremendous growth prospects as young people take to fresh salmon in a big way.
Omega-3 is increasingly added to foods, but Scottish farmed salmon will remain a primary source.

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