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Definition: Aquaculture production

EU legislation

Aquaculture production means the output for final consumption, involving extensive or intensive culture techniques, and includes the production of aquatic plants for industrial purposes. Hatchery output or products which will continue to be subject to aquaculture practices are excluded. Production is to be recorded in tonnes live weight equivalent for animal products and in wet weight for aquatic plants.
European Union, Council Regulation (EC) No 788/96 of 22 April 1996 on the submission by Member States of statistics on aquaculture production