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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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Aquacultural engineers concentrate on increasing production while decreasing costs and environmental impacts.
Of the 70MW quota, over 20 MW was already allocated early this year to farmers and aquacultural farmers in the southern Taiwan county of Pingtung, so as to convert their farmland to use for solar-power generation and reduce the use of groundwater, thereby preventing further land subsidence in the area.
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