Definition of fish farm in US English:

fish farm


  • A place where fish are artificially bred or cultivated, e.g., for food, to restock lakes for angling, or to supply aquariums.

    • ‘To start learning the business, he got a job with a fish farm.’
    • ‘Experts will try to net all the native carp, bream and tench in the lake and take them to a fish farm before putting the poison into the water.’
    • ‘The shop sells quality exotic fish, which are hand picked from their fish farm.’
    • ‘Susan's husband used to be a pig farmer, but he now has a fish farm, breeding koi carp.’
    • ‘The water around a fish farm can become so heavily contaminated that no life can survive on the surrounding seabed.’


fish farm

/ˈfɪʃ ˌfɑrm//ˈfiSH ˌfärm/