News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.
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Overview of mechanical pond aeration

Mechanical pond aerators increase the rate at which oxygen from air enters water by providing a greater surface area to facilitate diffusion. 

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Feeding affects pond water quality

Feeding allows much greater production of fish and shrimp, but nutrients in feed are not converted completely to fish or shrimp flesh.   

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Solar energy technology for aquaculture

Researchers are evaluating whether off-the-shelf flat-plate solar collectors can maintain stable recirculating aquaculture system temperatures. 

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No-maintenance filtration for hatcheries

A properly designed fluidized-bed filtration system increases hatchery output by providing a chemically stable, high-quality water supply.