Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Aquaculture's before and more

before aquaculture

after aquaculture

In 1970, aquaculture accounted for just 3.9 percent of the world’s supply of shellfish and mollusks for human consumption. By 2000, aquaculture’s share of that food source had grown to 27.3 percent. A conspicuous example of that expansion appears along China’s Bo Hai coast.

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