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April 12, 2019

Yellowtail taking forefront in RAS farming

Highly prized for sashimi, sushi, nigiri and Peruvian recipes, such as ceviche and tiraditos, the Yellowtail (Seriola lalandi) has found a great ally in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), which seems to be a perfect match for rearing this species on land.

The ABCs of SOP

Given the unique nature of each RAS facility, maintaining a catalog of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) specific to your site is helpful. SOPs describe how essential routine tasks at the facility should be performed to meet quality standards. Up-to-date SOPs are a useful tool for training new hires and are a guide for continuity and quality assurance between staffing changes and work shifts.

Skretting launches breakthrough tuna diet

Aquaculture nutrition solutions provider Skretting has developed a new diet aimed at helping tuna farmers avoid the biosecurity risks and sustainability issues associated with baitfish diets.
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Holding the blueprints for pumping innovation

While its original business was built around a proprietary seal technology, MDM Inc, based out of Colorado Springs, is continuing to provide the aquaculture industry with effective non corrosive pumping options. Applications in saltwater, brackish water and freshwater demonstrate the versatility of the company’s line of pumps which are easy to maintain, highly efficient and give great ROI while maintaining low cost of ownership for aquaculture industry professionals. Hear what the industry had to say at the WAS event in Las Vegas.
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Best practices to conquer data collection challenges

If you manage a site or facility, you have inevitably been frustrated and/or struggled with data collection. Data that’s collected at aquaculture facilities is diverse – from feed and mortality numbers, to system statuses and water quality data. Despite the seemingly simple concept of collecting and recording data, it is often very poorly executed. Here are tips to overcome your data dilemma. » Read more

In search of the right mix

For the last 20 years, it’s often been said that what the aquaculture industry needs, and in particular the RAS industry, is a ‘standardized’ design. RAS engineering expert and university professor Michael Timmons breaks down the benefits of a mixed cell raceway design in this new opinion piece. » Read more

RAStech 2019

May 13-14, 2019 » Read more

Aqua Nor

August 20-23, 2019 » Read more