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

Terrill R. Hanson

Responsibility

The promise of In-Pond Raceway Systems, part 1

A promising strategy to increase fish production in static aquaculture ponds, the In-Pond Raceway System (IPRS) grows fish confined at high densities in floating or fixed raceways, instead of the animals being free in the pond. 

Intelligence

Commercial implementation of in-pond raceway system

An in-pond raceway system in Alabama was utilized to supply various niche markets, including Asian grocery store chains that desired fresh live fish, recreational pond stocking businesses, private pond owners and fee fishing operations. In many cases, a higher price 

Health & Welfare

Chemical treatment costs reduced with in-pond raceway systems

By dividing ponds into smaller, more controllable areas, IPRS can substantially reduce chemical treatment costs, improve treatment delivery and allow new treatments that are cost-prohibitive in traditional pond settings.