Gross output in aquaculture exceeds half a billion dollars annually - ARCHIVED

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The development of aquaculture parallels the transition that occured in agriculture several thousand years ago. Agriculture appeared when hunters and gatherers began to raise livestock and plant crops to produce food. The parallel transition with aquatic species is becoming an important activity in the Canadian economy. As a result of new initiatives, Statistics Canada is now able to provide economic data for the developing industry of aquaculture.

Issue Number: 1999009
Author(s): Alain, Bernadette
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PDFOctober 6, 1999