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Costa Rica

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Experimental aquaponics system in Costa Rica

This study evaluated the performance and production of channel catfish and freshwater prawns and three varieties of lettuce – American, Romaine and Rose – in a research aquaponics system. 

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Cage production experiments conducted with shrimp in Costa Rica

Production of Pacific white shrimp in near-shore floating cages at sea was shown technically and economically feasible at small scale for several growing cycles, as managed by artisanal fishers and their families on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.