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A bony fish, such as a salmon, or a cartilaginous fish, such as a shark, especially in contrast to a shellfish or other aquatic animal.
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1. (Animals) fish with fins, as opposed to shellfish
2. (Animals) one of several names given to the fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) and also to some other whales of the genus Balaenoptera
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or fin′ fish`,

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
a true fish, as disting. from a shellfish.
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BFAR team makes global headlines in fish culturing !-- -- (The Philippine Star) - June 2, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Globally, the culture of carnivorous marine finfish and crustaceans receives the most interest from constitutional investors, with species groups like sea bass, salmon and shrimp showing double-digit growth rates.
Oceanpick is South Asia's first ever commercial-scale offshore oceanic farm for finfish, and is currently the only offshore aquaculture operation in Sri Lanka.
Concerns about eating finfish and crustaceans persist for people who live or visit waters affected by blue-green algae and its toxins, which are not only noxious, but are dangerous.
Borromeo said the loan will be used to finance the various working capital requirements of companies under the Alcantara Group such as Alsons Aquaculture Corporation (AAC), Sarangani Agricultural Co., Inc., Sarangani Cattle Co., Inc., Finfish Hatcheries, Inc., and Alsons Development and Investment Corporation.
According to the study, among the first global assessments of the potential for marine aquaculture, the world's oceans are rife with aquaculture "hot spots" that provide enough space to produce 15,000,000,-000 metric tons of finfish annually.
The demand for seafood processing machinery in the United States is influenced by healthy eating habits, including the increased awareness of the health benefits of seafood, such as the presence of Omega 3 Fatty acids in finfish and fish oils, in order to improve brain and heart health.
The goal of the joint US-Mexico rescue team, Vaquita CPR, was to bring the vaquitas into temporary human care until all gillnets for shrimp and finfish were banned and removed from their habitat.
This growth encompasses all sectors, which includes finfish, aquatic plants, molluscs, crustaceans, and other aquatic animals including amphibians, in freshwater, brackish and marine environments.
carries on the business of finfish aquaculture globally through its wholly owned subsidiary Cooke Aquaculture Inc.
Cooke carries on the business of finfish aquaculture globally through its wholly-owned subsidiary Cooke Aquaculture Inc.