Oyster farming circa 110 BCE

A Roman Fisherman by the name of Sergius Orata, built sheltered fishponds, that provided posts for larval oysters to attached to and grow. Continue reading

A Fish Breeding Technique Developed by the Germans

In 1933 a german by the name of Jacobi, a Naturalist, collected live trout and kept them in artificial ponds. Continue reading

Cultured Pearls, an Invention of Kokichi Mikimoto

In 1988, Kokichi Mikimoto, a Japanese business man implanted semiglobular mother-of-pearl beads in to Pearl Oysters. Continue reading

Seaweed Cultivation Circa 1700s

Seaweed Cultivation was developed in Japan at Edo Bay (now Tokyo) around the 1700’s. Continue reading

Aquaculture: Fish Farming invented by Sumerians

Most people believe that Fish Farms are a fairly new industry. Continue reading