American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The science, art, and business of cultivating marine or freshwater food fish or shellfish, such as oysters, clams, salmon, and trout, under controlled conditions.
- n. Hydroponics.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. the cultivation of aquatic animals, such as fish or shellfish, or of plants, such as seaweed, in a controlled and sometimes enclosed body of water. The term includes use of either salt or fresh water. It is a form of agriculture, but under water.
- n. rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for food
“I have been working in aquaculture for 10 years and this is the first time I have ever seen anything like it," (said Matt Landos, an aquatic animal specialist and member of the Australian College of Veterinarian Scientists.)”
“Commercial aquaculture is the most rapidly growing segment of the agricultural industry, accounting for more than $60bn sales in 2003.”
“Just curious - aquaculture is a little side interest of mine.”
“NBKK.KW, said it acquired a 20 percent stake in Turkish aquaculture firm Kilic Deniz.”
“Catfish farming in America - called "aquaculture" -”
“Although the students designed Erebus with fish farms in mind because aquaculture is a major industry where they live, Erebus would obviously work just as where wherever there’s a need to keep birds away.”
“The reason: “Current and continuing evidence that certain Chinese aquaculture products imported into the United States contain illegal substances that are not permitted in seafood sold in the United States,” is how the agency’s assistant commissioner for food protection, Dr. David Acheson, succinctly announced it.”
“It also will include incentives to boost aquaculture, which is the practice of growing oysters in cages and trays instead of harvesting them directly from the bay.”
“The new "fishing" is aquaculture, which is increasing at a rate of more than 10 percent annually.”
“One method of fish cultivation is called aquaculture and a sustainable caged variety has recently been gaining popularity, including in some parts of Africa recently.”
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