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You probably know farms are home to cows, chickens, and crops such as wheat. Today we are visiting another kind of farm - a fish farm. Fish farming is part of a science called aquaculture. Aquaculture means raising animals and plants in water. Fish and seafood are cash crops for many farmers. Fish are raised for food, bait, and pets. Farmers sell the fish they raise to processors, grocery stores, and restaurants. Many farmers also raise fish in ponds and charge people a fee to fish. Catfish, trout, and hybrid striped bass are some of the fish that are raised on a fish farm.

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A Closer Look   Fish Anatomy
Farm Science   Can You Keep Fish Healthy?
Talk Like a Producer   Talk Like an Aquaculture Producer
The Blue Ribbon Challenge   The Aquaculture Challenge
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