At frst it seems impossible: how can a sensor on board of a satellite circling the earth at an altitude of some 700 kilometers not only identify the total biomass of algae in the water, but also identify species of algae. This is related to what remote sensing specialists call the refectance spectrum of the water. The spectrum is a specifc fngerprint that is created by measuring the refection of water using extremely sensitive sensors, either onboard of a satellite or inside our equipment on the ground. We use a variety of algorithms to translate refectance spectra into concentrations of specifc compounds and phytoplankton species
By BlueLeg Monitor BV based in JG Sneek, NETHERLANDS.
Monitor your Algae Quickly and Easily with FlowCam®. Different applications require the extraction of different types of biomass from the algae stock, such as lipids, oils, pigments, and proteins. Depending on the application, different species of algae are found that optimize the yield of the specific biomass desired. Once the desired feedstock is found, high capacity production methods are used to produce harvestable amounts of algae stock for the application. These may be monocultures or mixes of several different species.
By Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. based in Scarborough, MAINE (USA).
Kasco has decades of experience in the aquaculture and fish rearing markets, and several products to make your farm, ponds, or tanks more productive with healthier, faster growing fish. All Kasco aquaculture related products are designed to increase your effectiveness and your bottom line by providing superior performance with low energy costs. Whether you are a Production Farmer, Researcher, or Hobbyist, Kasco’s aquaculture aeration and mixing equipment will improve the health and growth rates of your fish.
By Kasco Marine, Inc. based in Prescott, WISCONSIN (USA).
Intensive use of extractive fishing is threatening important species and forces governments to impose temporary stoppages whilst the profitability of fishing fleets is decreasing and ship-owners are seeing their livelihoods threatened.
As a result of this and in order to satisfy the continually growing demand for fish to feed the world’s population, it has been necessary to breed different types of fish, crustaceans and molluscs in fish farms.
Fish larvae feed on multicellular microorganisms -Rotifera and Artemia-, which in turn require a balanced and natural feeding on microalgae. This is the only way to achieve healthy farmed fish which compare favourably with those found in the wild.
By AlgaEnergy, S.A. based in Alcobendas, SPAIN.
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