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Glossary of Terms
Fish species that live their adult lives in the ocean but move into freshwater streams or estuaries to reproduce or spawn.
is a subjective term for fish production where the culturist has minimal control over the factors that affect the fish. The cultured population is generally at a low density. Pond culture is representative of extensive fish culture.
is a subjective term for fish production where the culturist has direct control over habitat, water quality and food supply. The cultured population can be at a very high density. Tank or raceway culture is representative of intensive fish culture.
is a combination of extensive and intensive culture. For example, fish may be intensively cultured as larvae or juveniles but grown out to adulthood extensively.
Pertaining to birth, usually in the context of animals that return to their place of birth to spawn or give birth themselves.
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