- the breeding, rearing, and transplantation of fish by artificial means.
Origin of pisciculture
Related formspis·ci·cul·tur·al, adjectivepis·ci·cul·tur·al·ly, adverbpis·ci·cul·tur·ist, noun
First recorded in 1855–60; pisci-
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Examples from the Web for pisciculture
Historical Examples of pisciculture
There are a school of navigation and an institute for pisciculture.
The lake fisheries are mostly pursued in Bohemia, where pisciculture is an art of old standing, and largely developed.
Piscic′olous, parasitic upon fishes; Piscicul′tural, pertaining to pisciculture.
British Dictionary definitions for pisciculture
Derived Formspiscicultural, adjectivepisciculturally, adverbpisciculturist, noun, adjective
- the rearing and breeding of fish under controlled conditions
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