Practice of culturing marine fish is known as_________


Practice of culturing marine fish is known as Mariculture.


Mariculture is a type of aquaculture that involves the open-ocean cultivation of marine organisms for food and other purposes. For fishing, prawns, oysters, betake, and mullets are cultured.

How do you differentiate between capture fishing, mariculture and aquaculture?

Capture fishing – It is a technique in which fishes are captured from various sources of natural resources like sea, rives, lake and pond.

Mariculture – Culturing of fish in marine fishes like prawns, oyster, bhetki and mullets in marine water for commercial use.

Aquaculture – Involved in culturing of fish in both marine and fresh water.

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