Bioreactor technology for tilapia advances in Latin America

Sergio Zimmermann

Floc remained stable, always dark green in controlled facilities The construction of V-shaped commercial bioreactors inside plastic tunnel greenhouses began in 2000. The first experiments with tilapia bioflocs in subtropical southern Brazil were conducted in September 1998 using procedures similar to those the Oceanic Institute concept of mesocosms, aquatic controlled (MAC), applied to Litopenaeus vannamei shrimp.…

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  • Sergio Zimmermann

    Sergio Zimmermann

    Akvaforsk Genetics Center A.S.
    N-6600 Sunndalsøra, Norway