What Is Aquaculture In Permaculture Application?

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.

photo of backyard pond

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.


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