(PRBuzz.com) January 31, 2013 -- Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organism like fish, aquatic plants, crustacean, and mollusks. Aquaculture involves the process of cultivating saltwater and freshwater organisms under certain conditions. The global aquaculture market size declined during the economic crises in 2008 and 2009. However, the global market for aquaculture witnessed a positive trend with recovery in the world's major economies and subsequent increase in production levels. Currently, aquaculture is the fastest growing food production system in the world as fish is the primary source of animal protein in all coastal areas.