fish farm


Definition of fish farm

: a commercial facility for raising aquatic animals for human food

Other Words from fish farm

fish-farm \ ˈfish-​ˌfärm How to pronounce fish farm (audio) \ transitive verb

Examples of fish farm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The following spring, the Walmart that had been turned into a fish farm was demolished. Ian Parker, The New Yorker, 8 Nov. 2021 The fish farm targeted in the investigation, Simmons Farm Raised Catfish, does take steps to ensure its animals are killed humanely, company representatives say and Animal Equality confirmed. NBC News, 15 Aug. 2021 The costs of boxes, insulation, ice, oxygen and everything else needed to maintain a fish farm that ships products nationwide also add up. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 26 June 2021 Since aquaculture is held out as a more enlightened and sustainable alternative to industrial fishing, Tabrizi also tours a fish farm in Scotland. Matthew Scully, National Review, 28 Apr. 2021 The type of aquaculture shown in the film, with salmon infested with parasites and creating massive amounts of waste in the surrounding marine environment, isn’t true of every fish farm. Soleil Ho, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Apr. 2021 Only one offshore fish farm has been proposed in the Gulf to date. al, 29 Sep. 2020 Only one offshore fish farm has been proposed in the Gulf to date. Tristan Baurick,, 28 Sep. 2020 Only one offshore fish farm has been proposed in the Gulf to date. al, 29 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of fish farm

1865, in the meaning defined above

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21 Nov 2021

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“Fish farm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of fish farm

: a place where fish are raised for food


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