It has been reported that an estimated 51 species and 90% of large predatory fish have been lost due to overfishing. In 2005, 23% of the ocean's wild fish stocks were lightly or moderately exploited and still offer some scope for further fisheries expansion 52% were fully exploited 16% were over-exploited 7% were depleted 1% … Continue reading the benefits and problems associated with aquaculture
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations defines aquaculture as "the aquatic farming of marine creatures including fish, crustaceans, mollusks, and water plants." This includes intervention in the rearing process to increase output by means such as predator removal, feeding and regular stocking. Output from these operations can be used for human … Continue reading question: what is aquaculture and why is it important?