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

Paul Hightower

Responsibility

Backup oxygen, power systems essential insurance

Although essential, emergency backup systems do not have to be complicated or expensive. For power loss, automated phone dialers alert off-site staff. Backup electric generators provide needed power for aerators, pumps and other equipment. 

Responsibility

HISTAR development

The Hydraulically Integrated Serial Turbidostat Algal Reactor (HISTAR) developed at Louisiana State University superimposes contaminant control techniques on a continuous algal production system.