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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.


(ˈækwəˌkʌltʃə) or


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


(ˈæk wəˌkʌl tʃər, ˈɑ kwə-)

the cultivation of aquatic animals or plants in a natural or controlled environment.
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)


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Aquaculture is now the leading mode of fish production for human consumption.
Yet, while next-generation aquaculture will be far more ecologically responsible than its predecessors, it will also use far more energy.
313594-7" On Amending the Federal Law "on State Support in the Field of Agricultural Insurance and on Amending the Federal Law "On the Development of Agriculture" in the field of insurance of commercial aquaculture objects with state support ".
314, the tasks and priorities of state support aimed at increasing the efficiency of the industry, providing the population with safe fish and other products from aquatic biological resources, and the conservation of the resource and raw materials base of fish farming, including through the artificial reproduction of aquatic biological resources and the stimulation of development of aquaculture s, the expansion of research and development, including ecosystem.
DAGUPAN CITY, Philippines Two outstanding Filipino aquaculturists were honored at the Asian Fisheries Academy (AFA) by the Society of Aquaculture Engineers of the Philippines Inc.
This fish is a perfect candidate for offshore aquaculture growth in the Gulf, because we know it has a strong market and people have cultured it in other places, but never before in the Gulf," said Dr.
On the global scene, aquaculture accounts for about 50% of total fish production amounting to about 80 million metric tonnes.
Aquaponic is a system that mutually integrates aquaculture and plant cultivation (by means of hydroponic).
Muscat, Aug 1 (ONA) The number of commercial aquaculture projects applications to individuals amounted to nearly 17 applications in various stages of approvals.
An on-land flow-through cultivation system was designed for the macroalgal species Ulva armoricana (Chlorophyta) to reduce the environmental impact of aquaculture effluent in coastal ecosystems as part of an integrated aquaculture system.
LAHORE -- A workshop will be organized by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Pakistan in collaboration with Department of Fisheries, Punjab under Technical Cooperation Programme for a project Promotion of Good Aquaculture Practices in Farming of Carps and Other Potential Finfish in Punjab and Balochistan Provinces.