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Fish Farming - New Opportunities on the horizon?

Aquaculture in Latin America

MAY, 2011 Fish Farming The World Aquaculture Society is set to meet in Natal, Brazil June 6 – 10, 2011.  Aquaculture is big business in Latin America. Worldwide, nearly half of all fish consumed are now raised in fish farms and more than half of all wild catch species being monitored are listed as “fully exploited” and one-fourth of the species are “overexploited”. This is a market with strong growth potential.  Hunting fish as we do now is not sustainable. Aquaculture began in Latin America in the 1940’s for recreational and restocking purposes.  It grew rapidly in the 1970’s as a source for local food and as an export commodity in the 1980’s.  According to the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO), the value of ....

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