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fish farming:

see aquacultureaquaculture,
the raising and harvesting of fresh- and saltwater plants and animals. The most economically important form of aquaculture is fish farming, an industry that accounts for an ever increasing share of world fisheries production.
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Fish farming efforts have increased consumption of fish products dramatically and now average about 14 pounds/person/year in America [1, 2, 3, 4].
Fish farming sector is one of the most important productive sectors in the world; which contributes 50% of the fish production in the world.
In the third phase, a carp hatchery would be setup in the premise of the centre that would be used for education as well as provision of free fish nursery to farmers to encourage fish farming in Fata.
The ministry is currently identifying other locations to set up more fish farming projects, he said.
Different mediums for fish farming at home and commercial levels.
To avert elephants from entering the villages and to sustain their livelihood, the residents have now resorted to an alternative occupation of fish farming.
He said the breeding season of trout fish has started and in order to revive the trout fish industry in Swat valley, the Fish Farming Directorate would create awareness among the masses regarding breeding of trout fish and to protect them from diseases.
A switch to fish farming could do wonders for general public fishing.
The International Fish Farm Company or Asmak, a fish farming company listed on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, in this regard has prepared three different projects to be executed in the first half of the next year.
Achionye-Nzeh and Ajayi [1] identified The prospects of fish farming to include: creation of employment, generation of income and provision of animal protein.
The Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus is the species making the greatest contribution to the growth of this production, representing 39% of all fish from freshwater fish farming (1).
Barka: The workshop on Oman s Rural Fish Farming was opened on Sunday at Al Nahda Resort in the Wilayat of Barka under the patronage of Dr Ishaq bin Ahmed al-Ruqaishi, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry s Undersecretary.