Environmental Effects Of Aquaculture

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. Aquaculture experiences an annual growth of 10 percent surpassing beef production in the year 2010. The important features in aquaculture include where, how and the tonnage of fish produced. The industrialized nations produce 80% meat, but fish takes place six times faster in developing countries (FAO 26). Fish is an inexpensive, nutritious animal protein and is a contributing factor towards raising nutritional standards, food security and poverty alleviating in low-income countries. Where the demand is high, the shrimp and fish aquaculture will continue to expand. Salmon, as a portion of food that is expected to have a major decline in production due to ecological changes.
Impacts on the environment

Destruction of Mangrove
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' The Atlantic salmon is the main species reared in the farms with an estimated 800, 000 tons or 2.4% of the total aquaculture seafood production (FAO org). The Atlantic Salomon has potential genetic and ecological impacts that are negative and can have far reaching consequences not only on the involved locality but also in the world as whole. The farmed salmon offer no benefits to the world population. Consumers prefer farmed Atlantic salmons to wild salmon. Increased Atlantic production has led to decrease in prices. Consequently, the there is reduced pressure on wild salmon’s stock. A study by Gross indicated that aquaculture does not contribute to the poor state of wild salmon fishing and conservation. However, the mismanagement in the salmon capture and destruction of habitat contributes to wide-scale depletion of both Pacific and Atlantic …show more content…
The rising temperatures and carbon dioxide contribute to increased crop yield in some regions. The farmers, however, must meet certain requirements such as enough water, soil moisture, and nutrient levels. The changing frequency and severity of floods and droughts poses significant challenges to the researchers and farmers thus threatening food security. Conversely, the warm current in waters creates a habitat range of fish and shifting of shellfish disrupting the ecosystem. Climate changes contribute to the growth of crops, catching fish and raising animals. Climatic changes need to consider other farming practices and technology for farmers to reap great

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