Monday, May 16, 2011

Land-based aquaculture in early stages

It is true that a farm in Washington state grows salmon to market size on land, but this is not "large" scale as the writer states. About 100 tonnes of salmon are grown annually at that farm. We farm about 800 times as much in British Columbia

British Columbia salmon farmers know land-based aquaculture well. For one-third of a farmed salmon's life, it is grown in recirculating aquaculture systems before being moved to the ocean for continued growth. 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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