fish farming

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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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Initiatives to be backed include investigations into novel technologies for sea lice control, quicker ways of diagnosing disease and methods for minimising risk from natural causes that lead to death of farmed fish at sea.
class="MsoNormalSoil sediments class="MsoNormalThe UoN's public health department had in June 2013 tested for lead and copper in fish and soil sediments in farmed fish within Kirinyaga and found high levels of lead, which they said could have been as a result of the agricultural methods of fish farming practised in the area.
Catfish is an important dietary protein source and is the third most commonly farmed fish worldwide.
In his latest environmentally conscious move, DiCaprio announced his investment in LoveTheWild, a farmed fish company that aims to make seafood a more sustainable industry.
The researchers showed that farmed fish often live in CO2 conditions 10 times higher than their wild cousins.
"Even to get people eating fish two times a week we need to ramp up fish farming," Rimm explains, noting that some types of farmed fish can be more nutritious than those caught in the wild.
Fish farming also decimates wild fish populations." Factory farmed fish such as salmon generally are carnivorous and depend on wild-caught populations to feed them, such as tuna in South Australia, shrimp in South Asia and parts of Latin America, and eels in Europe and Japan." As a result, fish farms consume more fish than they supply.
The rest is grown on marine and coastal farms, where farmed fish live in brackish ponds, lagoons or cages in the ocean.
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TRENTON, N.J., Muharram 21, 1437, November 03, 2015, SPA -- Veterinary drugmaker Zoetis, looking to capitalize on increasing global demand for farmed fish, is buying the top maker of vaccines and other health products for aquaculture, according to AP.
Today's industrially raised livestock, poultry and farmed fish are almost universally fed soybean meal and oil.