103+Lecture+12 - Geographies of Fisheries and Aquaculture...

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Geographies of Fisheries and Aquaculture Production Guest lecture by Amelia
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Seafood: A highly globalized commodity
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Bluefin Tuna Ranching
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What facilitates these globalizations?
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EU Fishing in West Africa
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The Status of Fish Stocks, Globally Number of overfished stocks is rising
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Collapse of Cod Fisheries in Canada and the US
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Aquaculture: An alternative to wild capture fisheries? Definitions Aquaculture, AKA, fish farming is the cultivation of aquatic organisms Mariculture is a particular kind of fish farming that takes place in saltwater Aquaculture is also a regional phenomenon Fish farming stands in contrast to wild capture fisheries, which can be industrial, small-scale or recreational in nature
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A long history and recent rise 4500 years old practice, originating in Asia. In the 1970s, industrialized scale aquaculture started to take off. In 2010, people consumed more farmed fish than wild captured fish for the first time. Seen as an alternative to capturing wild
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 450:103 taught by Professor Andrucki during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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