Aquaculture

Aqua farming also known as Aquaculture is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other aquatic organisms. Aquaculture involves cultivating freshwater and saltwater populations under controlled conditions, and can be contrasted with commercial fishing, which is the harvesting of wild fish. Mariculture refers to aquaculture practiced in marine environments and in underwater habitats. The techniques, methods and technologies used in aqua farming helps to increase and simplify the production rate and yield more with less investments. Apart from the traditional direct fishing, aqua farming is now becoming the major sector which provides the nutritional and protein needs for most of the costal residence population.