A Short Note on Fish FarmingAuthor(s): Dr. Arvaj Khan
Fish farming, also known as aquaculture, is the practice of raising fish in tanks, ponds, or other bodies of water for commercial or recreational purposes. This method of farming has become increasingly popular in recent years as a way to meet the growing demand for seafood while reducing the strain on wild fish populations. Fish farming can provide a sustainable source of high-quality protein and other nutrients, and can also create jobs and stimulate economic growth in rural communities. However, there are also environmental and social challenges associated with fish farming, including water pollution, disease outbreaks, and ethical concerns about the treatment of farmed fish. As the global population continues to grow and demand for seafood increases, it is important to carefully consider the benefits and drawbacks of fish farming and work to develop sustainable and responsible practices for this industry. Fish farming has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its potential to provide a sustainable source of protein, create jobs, and support local economies. There are several different types of fish farming, including pond-based systems, cage-based systems, and recirculating systems. Pond-based systems are the most traditional form of fish farming, in which fish are raised in large outdoor ponds or tanks. Cage-based systems involve confining fish within netted enclosures in a body of water, such as a lake or ocean. Recirculating systems are closed-loop systems in which fish are raised in tanks, and the water is continuously recirculated and filtered.