What Is Aquaculture In Permaculture Application?

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Aquaculture is the production of aquatic organisms such as fish, crustaceans, mollusks, aquatic plants, and algae for food and other purposes.

When implemented into a permaculture system a controlled aquaculture system can work to provide benefits for many parts of the design. Some examples would be; fish for food, fish waste for plant nutrients, and if in the form of small backyard ponds, the attraction of beneficial wildlife that can provide pest control and pollination.

Harold Thornbro

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