Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The artificial breeding of fish; pisciculture.

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Examples

  • Jaffe displayed some of his “yellowfin” trout at a fish-culture exposition in Paris, where they were awarded first prize.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The units responsible for developing aquatic products advocated, demonstrated, and extended advanced fish-culture technology.

    Chapter 4

  • One more modern feature, which is also a result of the increase of anglers, is the great advance made in fish-culture, fish-stocking and fish-acclimatization during the last half-century.

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

  • On the continent of Europe the latter half of the 19th century saw a very considerable and rapid development in fish-culture, but until comparatively recently the propagation and care of fish in most European waters have been considered almost entirely from the point of view of the fish-stew and the market.

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

  • In the Great Lakes the fishing is so heavy that it is probable that the supply of perch and white fish would be very low by this time if fish-culture had not been carried on to so great an extent.

    Checking the Waste A Study in Conservation

  • No house is complete without its tiny garden of dwarf trees, its model lakes, in which that curiosity of fish-culture, the many tailed gold and silver fish, are to be seen disporting themselves; its rockeries spanned by bridges; its boats and junks floating about on the surface of the lakes, in fact a Japanese landscape in miniature.

    In Eastern Seas Or, the Commission of H.M.S. 'Iron Duke,' flag-ship in China, 1878-83

  • It was this personal contact with the fish-culture work, this direct demonstration of the money value to the country of scientific knowledge, which became Colin's stimulus.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries

  • Island and within 1 mile from the shores thereof, as a reserve for the purpose of establishing fish-culture stations and the use of the United

    A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume 9, part 1: Benjamin Harrison

  • In the first place, this world is not very well adapted to raising good people; there is but one-quarter of it land to start with; it is three times as well adapted to fish-culture as it is to man, and of that one-quarter there is but a small belt where they raise men of genius.

    Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll - Latest

  • Nay, more: it saw a few years since an international exposition of fish, and fish-culture, and fishing-tackle, and all things connected with the fisheries, not only of Europe, but of America likewise.

    Prose Idylls, New and Old

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