News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.
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Water use in aquaculture

Because aquaculture is a water-intensive endeavor, conservationists have begun to inquire about the possibility of excessive water use in aquaculture. 

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Case studies of world shrimp farming

There have been few efforts to objectively assess the environmental and socioeconomic status of shrimp farming until recently. 

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Fences in the ocean

Erecting permanent structures in open coastal waters, like fish farms, requires planning, direction and, most likely, the grant of private property rights. 

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Aquaculture and the microbial world

Microorganisms reside in the sediment and other substrates, and in the water of aquaculture facilities, as well as in and on the cultured animals.