Recent Examples of aquaculture from the Web
The fourth pilot will further the port’s aquaculture ambitions to grow oysters in the bay.
Eric Hansen, who owns Chris Hansen Seafood in Port Sulphur, is skeptical that West Bank bays in Plaquemines could support aquaculture once the Mid-Barataria Diversion is in place.
In Vietnam, aquaculture has overtaken the fishing industry.
The country recently adopted a policy -- called Operation Phakisa aimed at four priority areas: marine transport and manufacturing, offshore oil and gas exploration, aquaculture and marine protection services.
The collaboratory is currently studying shellfish aquaculture and pollution controls at Jordan Lake, and Senate leader Phil Berger’s former science adviser, Jeffrey Warren, was hired at the new entity.
The program, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year, works with university scientists and students to conduct research on fisheries and aquaculture.
Semifinalists: Aquaco Farms, by Joe Cardenas, is an aquaculture company that has selected the Florida Pompano as the best species to focus on for its growth.
Funds have been requested to purchase vegetation, trees, seed, chickens, feed, mulch and tools for projects ranging from greenhouses to aquaculture labs.
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Did You Know?
For most of the modern history of aquaculture, only costly fish and shellfish like salmon and shrimp were harvested. But new technologies are allowing cheaper and more efficient cultivation of fish for food, and such common fish as cod are now being farmed. Seaweeds and other algae are also being grown--for food (mostly in Asia), cattle feed, fertilizer, and experimentally as a source of energy. Aquaculture is now the world's fastest-growing form of food production.
Origin and Etymology of aquaculture
Latin aqua + English -culture (as in agriculture)
First Known Use: 1864See Words from the same year
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