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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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Mr Blackford, MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber, said: "We should never underestimate the importance of the salmon farming industry to this part of the world.
Salmon farming is a type of aquaculture where the fish are grown in net cages, typically located in sheltered bays and fjords along the coast.
Nordic Aquafarms, a Norwegian firm, is planning a salmon farming operation in Belfast, Maine, that would be one of the largest in the United States.
Like his forefathers, Harold Sewid now sits as Clan Chief of the Qwe'Qwa'Sot'Em First Nation and is a proud supporter of salmon farming operations in their traditional territory.
A spokesman said: "Regardless of whether it's declared or not, people will rightly have doubts over whether a Tory MSP with a multi-million pound stake in a salmon fishery on the Spey can objectively chair an inquiry into salmon farming in Scotland.
The film tells us that industrialized salmon farming has caused a rise of diseased wild salmon.
The European Commission authorised the deal, on 30 September, conditional upon the divestment of the majority of Morpol's salmon farming activities in Scotland.
When Morton discovers BC's wild salmon are testing positive for dangerous European salmon viruses associated with salmon farming worldwide, a chain of events is set off by government to suppress the findings.
"When DFO has simultaneous mandates to conserve wild stocks and promote the salmon farming industry," Cohen told reporters, "there are circumstances in Which it can find itself in a conflict of interest because of divided loyalties.
said Wednesday it will acquire Chilean salmon farming company Salmones Humboldt S.A., based in Puerto Montt, to expand its supply of farmed salmon to the global market.
In a statement, NRS said it had decided to exit Larssen Seafood as the salmon farming company was not located in the three focus areas where NRS currently has production.
13 January 2011 - Norwegian salmon processing group Morpol ASA (OSL: MORPOL) has stepped on the salmon farming market at home by clinching a NOK490m deal to buy Jokelfjord Laks AS, it said today.