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.
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We are ahead of the world in technology for open-ocean aquaculture and cannot afford to lose the edge as we are already doing in other fields.
"If open-ocean aquaculture is going to happen, let's make sure the right policies and regulations are in place."
The Bush administration is now prepared to support efforts to streamline regulatory authority within the federal waters of the EEZ, promote open-ocean aquaculture, and make the United States a more competitive producer of marine-farmed fish.