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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In the United States, sales of domestic marine aquaculture have grown on average 13 percent per year from 2007-2011.
Brown's farm, RDM Aquaculture LLC, is actively helping other shrimp farmers get started.
The regions like Guangdong, Shandong, Fujian, Jiangsu and Hubei are the key aquaculture provinces in China, with their total output sweeping over 50% of national output.
This rapid growth of aquaculture has raised inevitable questions concerning its environmental sustainability.
8226; Global aquaculture demand was 69,230 kilo tons in 2013 and is expected to reach 80,400 kilo tons by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 2.
Also in the field of aquaculture, aiming for sustainability requires not only the achievement of environmental objectives, but also to provide clear economic advantages for aquaculture farmers in the long term [13].
First, it seeks to highlight why fisheries and aquaculture matter to the development agenda for Africa, second, to show that by making carefully targeted investments in the fisheries and aquaculture sector we can make substantial contribution to the Millennium Development Goals (especially MDG 1).
There is nothing inherently unsustainable with aquaculture as long as the producers choose to operate on a sustainable basis," added Professor Asche.
East Black Sea Region was ranked the first in aquaculture production with 64.
Hank Behrend: Head of Global Aquaculture Pharmaceuticals.
In addition, stakeholders and some of the studies recommended that the states play an important role in the development and implementation of an offshore aquaculture program.
The Welsh Aquaculture Producers' Association (WAPA) will represent members in policy-making issues.