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Keeping captive-bred fish has gotten easier

Remember when keeping a saltwater aquarium was just for experts? Now, the technology has advanced to the point where just about anyone can do it and expect to keep the fish alive and healthy.

dateJun 06, 2017 in Ecology
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Which is more wholesome—wild or farmed fish?

Choosing between wild and farmed fish is often a dilemma for consumers. Wild-captured fish cost twice as much as their farmed counterparts; a difference that many believe is justified by their better taste and nutritional ...

dateJul 14, 2016 in Ecology
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Things to know about marine aquaculture

Some 90 percent of seafood consumed by Americans is imported, yet the Obama administration's push to expand U.S. marine aquaculture into federal waters has failed to see one offshore farm in operation, nearly two years after ...

dateNov 26, 2015 in Ecology
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Economic development drives world-wide overfishing

Stocks of wild fish cannot be protected from overfishing in the long term by the expansion of aquaculture alone. Economic driving forces such as increasing global demand for fish or improved fishing methods will lead in future ...

dateSep 10, 2015 in Ecology
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