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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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Subsequently, this took effect, and the principle of extending terrestrial land use planning over marine fish-farms was set out in section 24 of the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003.
But the relation between the Liberal Party and the fish-farm industry has been too cozy to warrant much confidence.
Nonetheless, while high-profile environmental organizations received short shrift from the fish-farm support network, consumers have been able to effect change where it will be felt most: the fish-farm industry's bottom line.
The Canadian government gave the escaped salmon a clean bill of health, but independent lab tests commissioned by Alexandra Morton ["Salmon Farming's Hidden Harm," Summer '96 EIJ] found that the fish-farm fugitives carried furunculosis, a bacterial disease that poses a serious threat to wild salmon.
ISA now threatens US fish-farms in Cobscook Bay, near the Canadian border.
Yet the fish-farm industry serves the interests of capital, not workers.