Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act, art, or industry of propagating fish by artificial means; fish-culture; pisciculture.

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Examples

  • Even in Mexican bays where they have yanked out the last significant stands of bird-flocked, fish-breeding mangroves and replaced them with box hotels built by greed-sick developers from Denver.

    Kook

  • Fish Tycoon is a real-time fish-breeding sim, where you start off with a handful of fish and a solitary tank, and then breed them and care for them and cure them of illnesses while selling your own exotic hybrid fish in your special Fish Tycoon shop.

    SLACKERJACK – Bass Tournament Tycoon

  • As I gazed at a landscape of bicycle paths, flower gardens, reforested hills, fish-breeding ponds, and prefabricated farm sheds and subdivisions, Mitch talked nonstop about Israel, revealing changes for which the international media — at the time concerned mainly with the peace process and Israeli politics — had not prepared me.

    Israel Now

  • Although fish-breeding is not what it was, many of the Sussex ponds are still regularly dragged, and the proceeds sold in advance to a London firm.

    Highways & Byways in Sussex

  • In England the movement owes a great deal to Francis Francis, who, though he was not the earliest worker in the field, was among the first to formulate the science of fish-breeding; his book _Fish-Culture_, first published in 1863, still remains one of the best treatises on the subject.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • As soon as the Germans came to Montdidier they proceeded to blow up the banks of the fish-breeding ponds with dynamite, and cover the streams with petroleum in order to kill all the fish in them.

    Lines in Pleasant Places Being the Aftermath of an Old Angler

  • Hence, the revived attention to fish-breeding, an art wellnigh forgotten since the Reformation emptied the carp-ponds of the monks.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 102, June, 1876

  • Yonathan Zohar spent a decade developing an indoor fish-breeding system that also captures alternative-energy source methane gas.

    Jacksonville Business News - Local Jacksonville News | Jacksonville Business Journal

  • An especially wide variety of fish from the region's lakes and fish-breeding farms is now on the menus of 27 participating restaurants in eastern Switzerland.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Ornamental fish-breeding gaining ground in Mysore region women SHGs taking up ornamental pisciculture ...

    WN.com - Articles related to Global Warming Threatens Plant Diversity

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