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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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Women should take a lead in fish farming because it will improve the women's means of livelihood and contribute to development of the society.
Al-Habsi added that Oman s fish farming is still in the primary phase compared to other countries within the current development in Oman s fish farming research sector as the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry managed to prepare applied studies on farmable species of marine organisms that live in Oman s waters, such as abalone, lobster and marine trepang.
In its core business area of fish farming, Asmak's most recent investment is a hatchery in Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, which is expected to increase its production capacity from 1,000 tonnes to 3,000 tonnes per annum.
Mukhiya considers fish farming as their traditional occupation.
Because of the potential impacts on fisheries-dependent communities, there is strong disagreement about whether marine fish farming should expand.
The global fish farming industry is bad news for Alaska and for fishermen nationwide," said co-sponsor Bill Thomas.
Without such protections, the administration's proposal to expand fish farming to waters as far as 200 miles offshore could result in taxpayers subsidizing an industry that pollutes the ocean, produces low-quality fish and drives traditional fishermen out of business.
But he also notes that intensive coastal fish farming is the only part of the industry in which employment has increased in recent years.
Nobody from Sustainable Fish Farming Ltd was available for comment
The commission also recommends that Congress create an Ocean Policy Trust Fund, which would draw revenue from offshore oil and gas development and "other offshore uses" (for example fish farming, deep-sea mining, and bioprospecting for new drugs) to pay for the eventual $3.
Land may be available for fish farming but it's too expensive right now.