Intensive Commercial Aquaculture Definition of Terms

The term 'aquaculture' encompasses all cultural (farming) practices producing biomass of aquatic life forms (which for the purposes of this chapter relates to CAB INTERNATIONAL 1998. Fish Diseases and Disorders, Volume 2 Non-infectious Disorders (eds J.F. Leatherland and P.T.K. Woo) 303 fin fish). It does not define the purpose. For example, non-commercial government hatcheries are aquaculture facilities, as are commercial fish farms. If both use similar production methods, they can share the...