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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 particular, two occupations, farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse; and farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals, dominated the agricultural sector with combined share of sector employment of nearly 56 percent.
Thus, these data provide no support for the arguments (1-4) that implicate aquacultural use of florfenicol or the subsequent occurrence of florfenicol-resistant P.
Since the beginning the 1975, this species has increased in importance and has been the object of aquacultural practices (Andrade 1981), not only in its natural range of distribution but also outside of it.
Fishermen's Collective Marketing Act (similar to Capper-Volstead, but protects associations of aquacultural producers).
Successful aquacultural farming of herring and sardines has developed into support industries for tuna farming by supplying tuna feed.
Aquacultural veterinarians will serve the fish-farming industry.
Since then, catfish has become one of the most successful aquacultural enterprises.
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 eye of the storm was to strike 70 degrees west longitude, which was exactly my position as I worked hurriedly to secure s me aquacultural tanks and pump systems near Stage Harbor.