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Inland aquaculture: a river of opportunities?

Inland aquaculture: a river of opportunities?

Up to now, the EMODnet Human Activities portal has only included maps of marine aquaculture facilities located “at sea”, namely beyond the coast line. The scope of the mariculture dataset is currently being extended to shore-based farms rearing marine species and to inland aquaculture sites producing freshwater species (now available). While marine aquaculture has developed strongly over the past decades, EU28 freshwater aquaculture (including salmon and trout farmed in freshwater) still represents 55% of the total … Read entire article »

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