fish culture

  1. the artificial propagation and breeding of fish.

Origin of fish culture

First recorded in 1860–65

Words Nearby fish culture Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fish culture in a sentence

  • To these gentlemen the country is much indebted for the knowledge derived from their zeal and success in fish culture.

    Soil Culture | J. H. Walden
  • For example, this country is now enjoying the benefits of fish culture, but why did we not enjoy it a hundred years ago?

  • Mr. Thomson has given much attention and been quite successful in fish culture.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest | William Henry Carman Folsom
  • Fish-culture, on the other hand, hatches 95 per cent of the eggs and raises 75 per cent of the fry to the age of yearlings.

  • It is much better adapted to fish culture than to the production of folks.

    The Ghosts | Robert G. Ingersoll