noun - An aquaculturist is an individual who specializes in the science, art, and business of cultivating marine or freshwater food fish or shellfish or plants for human consumption or use, or in hydroponics.
An aquaculturist can also refer to an individual who cultivates the lifestyle of open water swimming. They are passionate open water swimmers, marathon swimmers, extreme swimmers, ice swimmers, channel swimmers, and adventure swimmers who often train, document, and/or volunteer year round in the sport of open water swimming. Their outlook and output in the open water swimming world often inspires and educates others to delve in greater depths in the sport as well as motivate attempts and adventures in open bodies of water around the world.
Rob Dumouchel is a cold water enthusiast and adventure beard aquaculturist.