from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The breeding, hatching, and rearing of fish under controlled conditions.
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- n. The rearing or cultivation of fish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Fish culture. See under fish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The breeding, rearing, preservation, feeding, and fattening of fish by artificial means; fish-culture.
And perhaps not without effect; for salmon are there still; and will be more and more as French 'pisciculture' develops itself under Government supervision.
He busied himself with great questions: the social problem: moralisation of the poorer classes, pisciculture, caoutchouc, railways, etc.
Abbé Proyart, the missionaries taught the art of pisciculture near the village of Kilonga, where they formed their first establishment.
Aquaculture is often cited as another source of schistosomiasis infection, and it may be when pisciculture of freshwater fish is concerned.
The other approach involves an integrated system of a night soil gas plant, algal culture, and pisciculture.
In 1867 he was appointed government inspector of fisheries, and in the course of his work travelled constantly about the country, being largely responsible for the increased attention paid to the scientific side of pisciculture.
Modern pisciculture in some measure imitates, although, it does not rival the ancient.
Nor was his fondness for pisciculture exceptional in his times.
We follow pisciculture from necessity or economy, because fish of certain kinds are yearly dying out, and to produce
It has a number of admirable public buildings, while, among several parks and recreation grounds, mention must be made of the fine botanical garden, 750 acres in extent, [v. 03 p. 0269] where, in Lake Wendouree, pisciculture is carried on with great success.