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    The Development of the Irish Fish Farming Industry


    Breathnach, Proinnsias (1992) The Development of the Irish Fish Farming Industry. Irish Geography, 25 (2). pp. 182-187. ISSN 0075-0778

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    Abstract

    Fish farming (i.e. the cultivation of fish in controlled conditions) has developed rapidly over the last 20 years in response to growing shortages of wild fish relative to prevailing markets. The industry has been dominated by the salmon sector which in turn has been dominated by Norway, which accounts for about two thirds of international production. However, the strong nature of the market for fanned salmon (at least until recently) has drawn many other countries, including Ireland, into the industry.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Irish Fish Farming; Industry;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Geography
    Item ID: 9195
    Depositing User: Proinnsias Breathnach
    Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2018 17:29
    Journal or Publication Title: Irish Geography
    Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    Refereed: Yes
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