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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The main challenge to the growth of aquafarming in the UAE is the lack of a supply of juveniles, or fingerlings.
Does cultivating freshwater and saltwater fish populations under controlled conditions instead of harvesting wild fish make practices of aquaculture or aquafarming part of the solution to the decline of global wild fisheries?
Due to the feedlot conditions of aquafarming, farm-raised fish are doused with antibiotics and exposed to more concentrated pesticides than their wild kin," says Mateljan.
For example, The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT), Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI), Central Institute of Brackish Water Aquaculture (CIBA), and Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA), all under the Government of India have developed certain technologies for fishing, aquafarming, and product development.
When the fishermen finally discovered aquafarming they called in the medical practice consultants to explain limited provider panels and gatekeepers.
In Kurru Pattapupalem village, also in Nellore district, drinking water sources for 600 fishermen's families "have been irreparably salted thanks to an aquafarming project which has come up in the neighborhood," the paper charged.