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 (ăk′wə-kŭl′chər, ä′kwə-) also aq·ui·cul·ture (ăk′wĭ-, ä′kwĭ-)
The cultivation of marine or freshwater organisms, especially food fish or shellfish such as salmon or oysters, under controlled conditions. Also called aquafarming.

aq′ua·cul′tur·al adj.
aq′ua·cul′tur·ist n.


related to aquaculture
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Adj.1.aquacultural - of or relating to aquicultureaquacultural - of or relating to aquiculture; "aquacultural methods"; "hydroponic lettuce"
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An EU spokesman said: "The objective is to look at how husbandry practice, aquacultural systems and pre-slaughter conditions contribute to the flesh quality and ethical quality of seafood.
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