AquaFish researchers from Nepal's Agriculture and Forestry University established four school ponds and used them to train 121 students and eight teachers on how to manage ponds; fertilize, feed, and harvest fish; and prepare fish for consumption.
Besides offering a healthy option for the U.S. Thanksgiving table, tilapia — one of the most common fish farmed in aquaculture — could be a great addition to feasts and holiday tables around the globe.
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