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A new recirculation system for rearing juvenile halibut using novel technology from the tropical marine industry - FC0912

Summary Objectives:-
Design and develop a marine recirculation nursery system for the culture of juvenile halibut and provide information on the inter-relationship between biological filtration/chemical filtration and biomass to help define the optimal working parameters and limitations of such a system.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Set up a demonstration project to show that technology designed by the ornamental industry can be transferred to, and further developed for the aquaculture sector, thus providing a cost effective, readily adaptable marine recirculation system for increased diversification of the UK fin fish industry.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1999

To: 2002

Cost: £360,334
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - St. Andrews
Fish Farming              
Fields of Study
Fish Health and Aquaculture