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Fish farming: Eat your veg

Nature volume 426, pages 378379 (27 November 2003) | Download Citation

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With fish farming on the rise, researchers are seeking ways to make aquaculture more sustainable. One solution may mean turning carnivorous fish into vegetarians. Kendall Powell gets a taste of the future.

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  1. Kendall Powell is a science writer in Broomfield, Colorado.

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