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Health & Welfare

Evaluating biofloc technology for intensive culture of fathead minnows

A study tested the use of biofloc technology to improve the productivity of the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas) a commercially important baitfish in North America. 

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Biomass density affects bass production

The production period for largemouth bass in ponds hampers the economic feasibility of pond culture in the United States. A study demonstrated that bass fingerlings could be raised at high densities in a semi-closed recirculating system without serious mortality, size variability or growth retardation.