aquaculture
also aquiculture noun Etymology: Latin aqua + English -culture (as in agriculture) Date: 1867 the cultivation of aquatic organisms (as fish or shellfish) especially for food • aquacultural adjectiveaquaculture transitive verbaquaculturist noun

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  • Aquaculture — dans la Baie de Luoyuan, Fuzhou, Chine. L’aquaculture (ou aquiculture, terme en usage au début du XXe siècle et préconisé par l’Académie française[1]) est le terme générique qui désigne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • AQUACULTURE — Le terme aquaculture recouvre toutes les activités qui ont pour objet la production, la transformation, le conditionnement et la commercialisation d’espèces aquatiques, qu’il s’agisse de plantes ou d’animaux d’eaux douce, saumâtre ou salée. De… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • aquaculture — adj. 1. the cultivation of aquatic animals, such as fish or shellfish, or of plants, such as seaweed, in a controlled and sometimes enclosed body of water. The term includes use of either salt or fresh water. It is a form of agriculture, but… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aquaculture — (n.) 1869, from AQUA (Cf. aqua ) + CULTURE (Cf. culture) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • aquaculture — [ak′wikul΄chər] n. [ AQUA + CULTURE] the regulation and cultivation of water plants and animals for human use or consumption aquacultural adj …   English World dictionary

  • Aquaculture — installations in southern Chile Aquaculture, also known as aquafarming, is the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, crustaceans, molluscs and aquatic plants …   Wikipedia

  • aquaculture — aquacultural, adj. aquaculturist, n. /ak weuh kul cheuhr, ah kweuh /, n. the cultivation of aquatic animals and plants, esp. fish, shellfish, and seaweed, in natural or controlled marine or freshwater environments; underwater agriculture. Also,… …   Universalium

  • aquaculture — akvakultūra statusas Aprobuotas sritis žuvininkystė ir žvejyba apibrėžtis Vandens organizmų auginimas ir (arba) veisimas taikant metodus, kuriais siekiama gauti didesnę nei natūraliomis sąlygomis produkciją. atitikmenys: angl. aquaculture;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • aquaculture — akvakultūra statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vandens gyvūnų (žuvų, moliuskų, vėžiagyvių) ir augalų veisimas ir auginimas tvenkiniuose, vandens talpyklose, ežeruose, jūrų lagūnose ir priekrantėse, varžose, sudarant šiems… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • aquaculture — Commonly termed fish farming, but it broadly refers to the commercial growing of marine (mariculture) or freshwater animals and aquatic plants …   Fisheries — dictionary

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