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fish·meal

 (fĭsh′mēl′)
n.
A nutritive mealy substance produced from fish or fish parts and used as animal feed and fertilizer.

fishmeal

(ˈfɪʃˌmiːl)
n
(Agriculture) ground dried fish used as feed for farm animals, as a fertilizer, etc
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In recent years, the increasing demand and the high prices of fishmeal has caused increases in the price of formulated feed, making necessary to continue with the evaluation of alternative protein sources.
Aquafarms to eventually operate without fishmeal and fish oil, Intense research for more sustainability, Growing world population will need an additional 50 million metric tons of fish per year by 2030.
Fishmeal is given to farm animals to improve productivity and also to protect health.
LIMA, City, Rajab 25, 1436, May 14, 2015, SPA -- Peru is bracing for a moderate El Nino weather event in coming months, with warming sea temperatures threatening to set the stage for another disastrous year for anchovy fishing and fishmeal exports, according to Reuters.
A total of nine different feeds: fishmeal guar meal corn gluten meal (30%) soybean meal sunflower meal rice polish cotton seed meal canola meal and rape seed meal were used and each feed was considered as a treatment.
One of the factors which explains the preponderance of anchovies and herring in the total fish production is that both types of fish are used for fishmeal and fish oil.
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The need to develop more plant-based protein sources for aquafeeds is increasing because the availability of small ocean fish, used to make fishmeal and other feeds, remains constant while demand increases dramatically.
About 6,000,000 tons of fishmeal and 1,000,000 tons of fish oil are produced each year.
In the reporting period, the company increased the quality of its fishmeal production.
The salmon industry has accused Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall of waging a pointless campaign against the use of fishmeal in salmon farming--and then quietly ditching it when he realised it did not stand up to scaitiny.
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