Ongrowing Fish Farming Articles

  • The First BioFishency Mini RAS at Sultan Fish Farm, North India!

    The First BioFishency Mini RAS was installed on May 2016 at Sultan Fish Farm, North India. The system can grow up to 12 tons Barramundi per year. The Mini RAS includes the inovative BioFishency water treatment system and 6 fish tanks. ...


    By BioFishency

  • Transgenic fish are ready for us. Are we ready for them?

    After decades of regulatory and legal challenges, AquaBounty aims to bring genetically engineered salmon to U.S. and Canadian markets next year. On a hill above the cold waters around Prince Edward Island, technicians painstakingly create fertilized Atlantic salmon eggs that include growth-enhancing DNA from two other fish species. The eggs will be shipped to ponds in the high rainforest of ...


    By Ensia

  • Sustainable Aquaculture in Earthen Ponds - Case Study

    As aquaculture becomes more popular and sophisticated, many companies are offering exciting new technologies that require major infrastructure investment. But what about existing local fish farms – how can fish farmers keep up with developments without going into debt? The majority of land-based aquaculture centers around the world use earthen ponds. This traditional extensive farming ...


    By AquaLifeNet

  • Intensive Aquaculture - What Are the Benefits? - Case Study

    Land-based aquaculture involves farming fish and shrimp in contained tanks or ponds by pumping in water. It is usually characterized by significant land use, high water consumption and low productivity. ...


    By AquaLifeNet

  • Seasteading could be the answer to sustainably feeding 9 billion people

    Self-sufficient nation states in the middle of the ocean might be our ticket to a sustainable future. Oceans cover 71 percent of Earth’s surface, yet provide less than 2 percent of the food we eat. The growing demand for seafood, however — predicted to rise to 8 percent during the next decade — from an already depleted and exhausted ocean is forcing ...


    By Ensia

  • Nets That Save Fish - Ocean bycatch isn’t inevitable — it’s a design challenge.

    Six years ago, the Norwegian coast guard filmed a Scottish fishing vessel riding gray swells, dumping 5 metric tons of dead fish back into the North Sea. Over the European Union catch quota, and so unable to keep all the fish they’d caught, the fishermen had to ditch some. To the Norwegians, who aren’t ...


    By Ensia

  • Fishing for a Solution

    As writer Rowan Jacobsen explores in our recent feature “Has Meat Met Its Match?,” animal agriculture’s hefty environmental footprint is creating interest in exploring ways to meet humans’ growing appetite for animal protein that extend beyond beef, chicken and pork. In some places, that ...


    By Ensia

  • Water sharing in the Upper Niger Basin

    Mali is facing a huge challenge. Promotion of food security is of top priority for which a further expansion of Office du Niger is one of the most promising options. This implies land development and additional water extraction from the Niger. At the same time water is needed for the booming energy demand. Water, however, is limitedly available and crucial to other sectors of the environment, not ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Open sea-based Aquaculture case study

    Salmon farming is a multi-billion dollar global industry facing considerable difficulties posed by growing pressure from environmental regulatory bodies. Because marine organisms grow on and “foul” synthetic nets, oxygen available to fish is reduced and infectious diseases and parasites can spread among the fish. A test to study the reduction of fouling formation on netting of fish ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Primozone increased production at Swiss fish farm

    The Swiss fish farm Valperca experienced problems with water quality in a recirculation system and could not produce fish at designed capacity. With the Primozone Ozone Water Treatment Solution the water quality improved within a couple of days. Valperca is a Swiss fish farming plant situated in the beautiful Valais valley. They produce perch, which is considered a delicacy in Switzerland. The ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • Jamaica: Tilapia pioneer expands - Case Study

    Since 1983, this red tilapia farm has been using AIRE-O2® aerators in its grow-out ponds, which produce millions of pounds of fish per year for the Jamaican market and for export. In a1990 interview, a manager at the farm said, 'We have AIRE-O2® aerators here that have been running continuously for eight years. For maintenance people, its like a dream come true.' He added, ' these ...

  • Composting and local food merge st urban garden

    Growing Power (GP), a nonprofit urban garden and training center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides affordable produce to neighborhoods without access to fresh food, and processes a variety of organic wastes through composting and anaerobic digestion. Located on a two-acre lot on Milwaukee's north side, the six greenhouses and several hoop houses include raised beds for herbs and greens, ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Individual Rationality and the “Zonal Attachment” Principle: Three Stock Migration Models

    Shared fish stocks migrate across borders between different countries’ exclusive economic zones. This paper discusses the individual rationality of fish-sharing agreements based on the zonal attachment of such stocks. Three types of migrations are considered: (i) a common stock that grows and reproduces and is then distributed in given proportions between two countries’ zones at the beginning of ...


    By Springer

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