Aquaculture (from Latin aqua - water and culture - cultivation, cultivation, cultivation) - breeding and cultivation of aquatic organisms (fish, crustaceans, mollusks, algae) in natural and artificial reservoirs, as well as specially created marine plantations.
Aquaculture, in particular, the breeding of freshwater fish, has about 4 thousand years. In China, about 3750 years ago, there were ponds for breeding fish. In the 1020s BC. e. Some species of fish were grown on a large scale for commercial use. Chinese Fan Phi in 599 BC. e. published his first known to us manual on breeding fish.
In 2014, for the first time, the world population consumed more artificially grown fish, rather than extracted by traditional fishing. In 2014, the volume of fish grown was 73.8 million tons, and if you add grown algae, the total production of aquaculture in 2014 was 101.1 million tons (52% of the total volume of seafood produced).
Association "Ukrainian importers of fish and seafood" it is a voluntary, non-governmental, non-profit, self-regulating organization.
Address: 01024, Ukraine, Kyiv, Shelkovychnaya str., 30/35, office 2
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