aquaculture definition

  • noun:
    • The research, art, and company of cultivating marine or freshwater food seafood or shellfish, such as oysters, clams, salmon, and trout, under controlled problems.
    • Hydroponics.
    • The cultivation of aquatic produce such as for example aquatic plants, fish, and other aquatic creatures.
    • rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic flowers for meals
  • adjective:
    • the cultivation of aquatic pets, particularly seafood or shellfish, or of plants, such seaweed, in a controlled and sometimes enclosed body of liquid. The term includes use of either sodium or fresh-water. Its a form of agriculture, but under water.

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