[2015] Anika Melinda Anika Melinda (4th Earth Science 2015): Pros and cons of marine aquaculture

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[2015] Anika Melinda Anika Melinda (4th Earth Science 2015): Pros and cons of marine aquaculture

*Unexpected Shift *Environmental Effects*Conflicts with other areas*Pressure on animals*Pollute and transfer disease

*Economical Boom*Reduced impact on wild stock*Increased Production*Conservation of Species*Scope for Research*Saving Lots of Space/energy*No More Weeds, No More Watering*Healthy Eating

Pros and Cons of Aquaculture

What are the pros of aquaculture?*Can create jobs in community*Increase revenue on city, state and national level*Reduce seafood trade deficit*Help feed a growing U.S. and world population*Encourage local investment*Increase scientific knowledge and technology* Place more emphasis on protecting coastal waters from pollution*Reduce fishing pressure on certain wild stocks

What are the cons of aquaculture?*Conflict with other users of water bodies.*Put excess pressure on wild stocks *Amplify and transfer disease and parasites to wild fish populations*Pollute water systems *Compromise native gene pools*Threaten livelihood of fishermen*Be an unpredictable enterprise for small local communities due to itssusceptibility to severe weather, predators, disease, and global competition*Compromise the aesthetic beauty of coastline

Disadvantages of aquaculture

Advantages of aquaculture

*http://www.aquaponicsculture.net/aquaculture-pros-and-cons/*http://healthresearchfunding.org/pros-cons-fish-farming/*http://healthresearchfunding.org/pros-cons-fish-farming/

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