Thursday, December 22, 2011

Canada Lake Mindemoya in consideration for fish hatchery pilot project

The United Fish and Game Clubs of Manitoulin (UFGCM), are looking into utilising a fish raising technology that is currently being used in a underground fish hatchery project at a Vale mine in Sudbury. The United Fish and Game Clubs of Manitoulin in a partnership with the Northern Ontario Aquaculture Association (NOAA), they believe that they can launch a similar project at Lake Mindemoya.

“The system is small enough that it can put in a basement,” Mike Meeker explained at an UFGCM meeting earlier this month. “The incredible thing about this system is that fish can be raised in troughs and then transferred to small cage-nets. So you can raise, say, 10,000 fish in a small place up to a few grams in size and then put them in the nets. This can be done in any water body.” Read more ...

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