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Aquaculture

  • George S. Libey
  • Brian G. Bosworth

Abstract

Aquaculture is defined as the rearing of aquatic organisms under controlled conditions. The aquaculturist has control over all or a part of the organism’s life cycle. This control sets aquaculture apart from traditional fisheries in which organisms are harvested from natural stocks. Aquaculture is similar to terrestrial (land-based) agriculture, except that in aquaculture the crop is reared in water.

Keywords

Grass Carp Silver Carp Bighead Carp Aquaculture Production Shrimp Culture 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

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  • George S. Libey
  • Brian G. Bosworth

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