aquaculture aquaculture  /ˈæ kwə ˌkəl tʃər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for food

Usage(s):

  1. Norway is Europe's top aquaculture producer and the world's largest source of farmed Atlantic salmon, exporting about $1.
  2. While aquaculture has provided livelihoods for millions of people, it has also ravaged the world's mangroves.
  3. But while the principles of aquaculture are generally accepted, experts fiercely debate which types of fish farming are safe to pursue.

News

  1. Secretary of Agriculture Declaration Deadline Approaching in Florida for SBA Working Capital Loans

    ATLANTA, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that July 15 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Florida as a result of the excessive rain, flooding and Tropical ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. Developing techniques for tuna aquaculture

    Swimming in a 20,000 gallon tank at the University of Rhode Island are several large yellowfin tuna captured last fall about 100 miles off the Rhode Island coast. The fish are part of the first effort in the United States to breed tuna in a land-based aquaculture facility to meet the growing demand for tuna.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. URI, Greenfins Developing Techniques for Tuna Aquaculture

    Swimming in a 20,000 gallon tank at the University of Rhode Island are several large yellowfin tuna captured last fall about 100 miles off the Rhode Island coast. The fish are part of the first effort in the United States to breed tuna in a land-based aquaculture facility to meet the growing demand for tuna.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Newswise

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Quotes

  1. "It's imperative that we look at our oceans and resources as something to conserve and protect and not just something to exploit," Reed said. "Aquaculture is our agriculture."
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Jack Reed Source: Forbes

  2. Mr Russell said: "The Scottish aquaculture sector is absolutely vital to our economic growth. With farmed Scottish salmon in particular recognised as a global brand, the sector is worth around £400 million every year. In the current economic...
    on Nov 27, 2008 By: Michael Russell Source: Fish Update

  3. "Employing aquaculture and other sustainable fishing practices are key to the long term economic viability of the Granite State's ocean resources," said Gregg.
    on Aug 28, 2008 By: Judd Gregg Source: Portsmouth Herald News

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