aquaculture

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aq·ua·cul·ture

 (ăk′wə-kŭl′chər, ä′kwə-) also aq·ui·cul·ture (ăk′wĭ-, ä′kwĭ-)
n.
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.

aquaculture

(ˈækwəˌkʌltʃə) or

aquiculture

n
(Agriculture) the cultivation of freshwater and marine resources, both plant and animal, for human consumption or use

aq•ua•cul•ture

(ˈæk wəˌkʌl tʃər, ˈɑ kwə-)

n.
the cultivation of aquatic animals or plants in a natural or controlled environment.
[1865–70]
aq`ua•cul′tur•al, adj.
aq`ua•cul′tur•ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aquaculture - rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for foodaquaculture - rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for food
cultivation - (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)
Translations

aquaculture

nAquakultur f
References in periodicals archive ?
Although open-ocean aquaculture should still require less diesel fuel than commercial fishing -- and could run on renewable energy sources like solar, wind, or waves -- offshore aquaculture is more energy-intensive than conventional fish farms.
InnovaSea is in the design and manufacture of fully integrated commercial open-ocean aquaculture systems.
The two major types of fish farming are open-ocean aquaculture and land-based recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS).