Recirculating Aquaculture System engineering: Design, components and construction

Ranjan, Ritesh and Sampath, K and Raju, Seeran Nooka and Bathina, Chinnibabu and Avadhanula, Ravi K (2022) Recirculating Aquaculture System engineering: Design, components and construction. In: Training Manual on nursery rearing of Indian pompano in Recirculating Aquaculture System. CMFRI Training Manual Series (28). ICAR- Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Visakhapatnam, pp. 19-36.

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    Most fish and crustacean aquaculture is undertaken in earthen ponds or large tanks with flowing water. Pond culture requires large areas of flat land and significant quantities of clean groundwater. Flow-through tank aquaculture requires less land but needs more water per kg of fish produced to maintain good growing conditions within the tank. Recirculating aquaculture systems re-use water over and over, cleaning the waste from the water and providing oxygen to the fish. Because water is reused, recirculating fish production systems utilize only a fraction of the water required by traditional fish production techniques. A small domestic well producing three to five gallons per minute, when coupled with the proper recirculating technology, can be used in the production of thousands of kilo of fish annually. There is no doubt that fish can be reared in large quantities and at high densities in recirculating systems. However, the economic viability of growing fish in recirculating systems is not ascertained. Before initiating the fish culture using recirculating technology, essential googleprinciples involved in the technology being used must be understood. In almost every successful application, highly technological solutions that have been evaluated are incorporated into the aquaculture systems.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: RAS; Re-circulating aquaculture system
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2023 07:09
    Last Modified: 31 Mar 2023 07:09

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