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

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Health & Welfare

Floating closed-containment aquaculture

Floating closed-containment systems incorporate low-pressure pumping, oxygen supplementation, solid-waste separation and efficient feed management. 

Responsibility

Plastic tanks compare well to concrete in trout trial

In a study comparing U-shaped plastic culture tanks to concrete raceways in a 31-week grow-out of trout fingerlings showed the plastic tanks offered lower costs, easy modification, transportability and reduced labor for cleaning.