Definition of Aquaculture

1. Noun. Rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for food.

Generic synonyms: Cultivation
Derivative terms: Aquacultural



Definition of Aquaculture

1. Noun. The cultivation of aquatic produce such as aquatic plants, fish(,) and other aquatic animals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aquaculture

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Aquaculture

1. The cultivation of aquatic plants and animals for food or other purposes, this term often refers specifically to freshwater cultivation, as opposed to marine cultivation (mariculture). (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aquaculture

aqua vitae
aquabib
aquabibs
aquabirnavirus
aquabis
aquacade
aquacades
aquacise
aquacised
aquacises
aquacising
aquacobalamin
aquacobalamin reductase
aquacultural
aquaculturally
aquaculture (current term)
aquacultures
aquaculturist
aquaculturists
aquaduct
aquadynamic
aquae
aquaerobics
aquafarm
aquafarmed
aquafarming
aquafarms
aquafer
aquafers
aquafortis

Literary usage of Aquaculture

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. OECD Environmental Data by OECD Staff, Oecd, Organisation for Economic Co-operation, SourceOECD (Online service), Development. (2005)
"... crustaceans, and molluscs and miscellaneous aquatic animals; excludes aquaculture. b) aquaculture in inland and marine waters, including freshwater fish ..."

2. Resource Conservation: Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture by DIANE Publishing Company (1998)
"Direct Secretary of Agriculture to develop national guidance for normal ongoing farming, silviculture, aquaculture, or ranching activities by including the ..."

3. Aquacultural Genetics & Breeding: National Research Priorities by Graham A E Gall (1997)
"Through most of the early 1900's, aquaculture was centered around oyster ... aquaculture is now considered a significant segment of agricultural food ..."

4. Oecd Environmental Performance Reviews by Oecd, OECD., OECD Staff, Organisation for Economic Co-operation (2005)
"aquaculture 3.1 Policy objectives aquaculture experienced spectacular ... Total aquaculture production increased from around 71 000 tonnes in 1990 Box 6.3 ..."

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