Definition of fish farm in English:

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fish farm

Pronunciation: /ˈfiSH ˌfärm/

noun

A place where fish are artificially bred or cultivated, e.g., for food, to restock lakes for angling, or to supply aquariums.
Example sentences
  • Susan's husband used to be a pig farmer, but he now has a fish farm, breeding koi carp.
  • To start learning the business, he got a job with a fish farm.
  • Experts will try to net all the native carp, bream and tench in the lake and take them to a fish farm before putting the poison into the water.

Derivatives

fish farmer

noun
Example sentences
  • By using seaweeds of commercial value, for potential consumption by humans and for cultivated shellfish, the fish farmer could also generate a second income.
  • ‘At the moment,’ one fish farmer told me, ‘aquaculture is essentially a black hole in central government.’
  • I know that many of Scotland's fish farmers are also concerned to ensure this, and progress has been made in looking for solutions.

fish farming

noun
Example sentences
  • A similar system is used to treat wastewater from high-density ponds used for fish farming, and on a much smaller scale, in some home aquariums.
  • These include poultry production, fish farming, bee keeping and goat production.
  • And I think we need to distinguish between fish farming that has no environmental impacts and fish farming that has severe environmental impacts.

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Syllabification: fish farm

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