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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aquacultural producers keep up with the latest technology, and therefore the industry continues to change as more is learned about various species of fish," Harvey explains.
The China-based group, established in 1958, has over 70,000-hectare of aquacultural farm and engages in hatching, farming, processing and trading of bottom-dwelling seafood.
Once volume producing in March 2011, the plant will enable the group to become Vietnam's largest aquacultural feed maker with market share increasing 25 percentage points to reach 60%.
Vietnam is currently the world's largest exporter of shrimps, with the profit margin of aquacultural feed being higher however.
He predicts that aquacultural careers will continue to provide opportunities for engineers in the future as demand for seafood increases and natural ocean supplies dwindle.
With the exception of aquacultural enterprises, farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers are not eligible to apply to SBA.
With the exception of aquacultural enterprises, farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers are not eligible to apply to SBA, but nurseries are eligible to apply for economic injury disaster loans for losses caused by drought conditions.
Prior Information Notice: agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
For small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquacultural, and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes, the SBA offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster.
Ownership was transferred to the Oxnard Harbor District, which agreed to lease five acres to the city for the Hueneme Aquacultural Business Park for $1 a year.
In the next decade, the full extent of these production, disease management and environmental strategies should be realised, enabling Australia to take its place among the world's leading aquacultural producers.
The authors have reviewed and analyzed much data from agricultural, aquacultural, medical, industrial, trade, and recreational sources in providing a comparison of the contributions of both wild and domesticated species to the total resource supply of a highly developed economy.