Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Spain pilots project to evaluate cod farming in closed circuit

In Getaria Spain a new project is being piloted to look at raising turbot, flounder and cod in closed circuits. This project includes the use of a new water recycling technology, the project is funded by the Department for Environment, Territorial Planning, Agriculture and Fisheries of the Basque Government, through the structural funds program for fisheries (EFF), which has allocated to the project EUR€ 1.75 million for the pilot project.

The Basque Minister stressed that the cod farming project is innovative both in the Spanish aquaculture sector, as it is in Europe. In this regard, she explained that this activity is common in the closed circuit technologies and water recirculation systems are used at all stages of breeding and pre-fattening, such as sole and turbot, whilst fattening is usually carried out by conventional systems in open water circulation. Read more...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.

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