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FL – Freshwater ornamentals

Oldest, largest, most diverse segment of Florida aquaculture

The freshwater ornamental industry is the oldest, most diverse, and largest segment of Florida aquaculture. With roots dating back into the late 1920s, the state’s freshwater ornamental farmers have survived many changes and challenges.

Today they operate some of the most sophisticated farms in the nation, producing some 400-600 varieties of fish for aquariums and outdoor garden ponds.

Read the rest and much, much more in Issue 5, 2013 of Fish Farming News.  Download access instructions so that you can read the online flipbook AND download a pdf copy for future reference.

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