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

water use


Water use at integrated aquaculture-agriculture farms

Fish farming in Egypt is not formally recognized as an agricultural activity, so aquaculture cannot use water from irrigation canals. However, fish are raised as primary or secondary crops in combination with fruit and other plant crops. 


Land and water use issues in aquaculture

It behooves us to understand land and water use issues and understand the differences between aquaculture and traditional agriculture. 

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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.