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Fish Farming Guides

This page provides information on the farming of fish, shellfish and aquatic plants.

Provided by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the factsheets explain how a variety of aquatic species should be raised in both the hatchery and in grow out ponds/cages. Information is also given on the history, biology, handling and production costs of each species.

To access the FAO factsheets, either select an aquatic species from the list below, or use the drop down menu in the right hand column.

Fish
Cultured Aquatic Species - TheFishSite

A variety of aquatic species can be farmed. To read more about the production cycle, farming methods and history of a variety of fish species, please choose from the drop down list below.


Crustacean
Cultured Aquatic Species - TheFishSite

A variety of aquatic species can be farmed. To read more about the production cycle, farming methods and history of a variety of crustacean species, please choose from the drop down list below.


Molluscs
Cultured Aquatic Species - TheFishSite

A variety of aquatic species can be farmed. To read more about the production cycle, farming methods and history of a variety of mollusc species, please choose from the drop down list below.


Seaweed/Other
Cultured Aquatic Species - TheFishSite

A variety of aquatic species can be farmed. To read more about the production cycle, farming methods and history of a variety of aquatic plant species, please choose from the drop down list below.

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