Aquaculture refers to farming and harvesting of fish, molluscs, aquatic plants, shellfish, algae, and other organisms in all types of water environments for human consumption, restoration of threatened and endangered species populations, wild stock population improvement, for building aquariums, and fish cultures and habitat restoration. It is also referred to as aqua farming. It is the farming of aquatic organisms.
Apiculture refers to the act of cultivating honeybees and is also known as Bee Keeping. In Apiculture the bees are bred commercially in apiaries where a large number of beehives are kept. The bees are reared to produce wax and honey. Beeswax is commercially used in the cosmetic and medical industry. It is also used as a coating for cheese, and as a food additive.