Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Lighting helps boost production

The Northwestern States University's aquaculture research center is receiving nationwide attention due to recent studies where they have used underwater lights to produce bigger crawfish. Studies conducted over three harvest seasons have confirmed that the use of underwater lightening did produce larger crawfish.

“Production results are really impressive,” Dr Delabbio said. “This year was a difficult year for many crawfish farmers because of the drought situation in the state. However, we had our best production year yet and we didn’t use any more water than we normally do.” 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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