Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A place where fish-breeding or pisciculture is carried on.

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Examples

  • As these fragile young fish, known as smolts, run the gauntlet past the fish-farm cages conveniently placed on their migration routes down the sea lochs towards the open sea, they are ambushed by the unnaturally high concentrations of lice.

    You're so wrong about salmon, Mr Salmond | Andrew Flitcroft

  • The young wild fish, known as smolts, which migrate from the rivers to the sea each spring, cannot cope with more than the odd louse yet now must run the gauntlet past the fish-farm cages on their migration routes.

    Scotland's wild salmon face 'calamity' from trade deal with China

  • We have seen how a $100 loan through IFAD's micro-credit program enabled an impoverished woman in Bangladesh to open a fish-farm, expand into poultry farming and send her children for higher education.

    Ambassador Ertharin Cousin: Hunger at Thanksgiving

  • The wild ocean, however, was of decreasing concern to China, which was the first country in the world in which fish-farm output exceeded the oceanic catch.40 Most of the flounder, sea bream, shrimp, and other marine products in the markets of Qingdao come from aquaculture, a growing source of the nitrates that algae thrive on.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • It is a fish-farm that doubles as an innovative architectural body, providing a network of bridges, multi-level pathways and accessible connections across the riverbanks, while contemporaneously purifying and treating the canal's water.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • In the United States, scientists are trying to find ways of controlling what they delicately call "off-taste" in fish-farm catfish, which absorb geosmin in their systems.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Global fish consumption has hit a record high, an increase largely attributable to a booming fish-farm industry, a UN report says.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • Infectious salmon anemia ISA is a fish-farm flu, which is a listed disease requiring notification to the World Organisation for Animal Health - like bird flu, swine flu, rabies and mad-cow disease.

    The Seattle Times

  • B.C. bands seek class-action status to sue over fish-farm regulation

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Mr. Sullivan told Mr. Justice Harry Slade, however, that the question of fish-farm management and its impact on aboriginal rights is not a matter that should be dealt with by class action.

    All Today's News - Sightline Daily

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