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Sambalpur: Odisha Fisheries Minister Arun Sahoo said the government is trying to increase fish production in the state. He said the state produced 2.60 lakh MT of fish in 2019-2020, up from 8.73 lakh MT in the last fiscal year. “… We are planning to increase fish production in the state,” the minister said. Sahoo …

Fresh salmon at an Alibaba Hema Fresh store in Beijing’s Shijingshan district on July 28, 2020 Photo: Li Hao / GT China recently harvested the first batch of farmed salmon from its Yellow Sea Fish Farming Zone, marking the first step in warm-water salmon farming around the world, media reports said. During the harvest, China …

China’s area devoted to rice-fish cropping systems increased by 11 percent in 2016-2017 and now covers about 2 million hectares of the country, according to a new report. This was one of the key statistics – taken from the China Rice-Fish Integration Development Report: 2018 – to emerge from a workshop on the socio-economic impact …

When it comes to fish caught in Vermont waters, some may be considered wilder than others. At the Bald Hill Fish Farm in Newark, raising tough “wild” fish has become a specialty. “Growing trout is like growing meat or chicken,” said Christian Thompson, facility manager at Bald Hill. “Trout have been raised in hatcheries for …

Photo: Nicolas James Water is not only the foundation of life, it is itself a rich environment for life forms. Even perfectly clear, natural water is teeming with microscopic life, which forms the basis of the food chain, from tiny animals and plants too small to be seen, to the fish we eat. A glass …

RICE-FISH CULTIVATION means growing rice and fish together at the same time on the same piece of land. In rice-fish farming, farmers introduce another crop into the paddy field and that crop is the small fish. It also includes growing fish and rice one after the other or simultaneously growing side by side in different …

History and tradition The capture and cultivation of aquatic organisms in rice fields has a long history and tradition, especially in Asia, where the availability of rice and fish has been associated with prosperity and food security. Drawings of rice fields with fish on ancient Chinese pottery from tombs in the Han Dynasty (206 BC) …