Fish in Atlantis: A potential game changer for aquaculture

Posted by Trude Olafsen (N) on 9/26/19 10:59 AM

In May 2019, the first fish were deployed in Atlantis Subsea Farming's submersible pen, and an exciting test period kicked off.

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Topics: deep operations, atlantis subsea farming, Waterborne feeding

Back to waterborne feeding

Posted by Tore Obrestad (N) on 9/19/19 9:30 AM

Increased feeding capacity, a significant cut in energy consumption and minimal wear of feed pipes. These are just some of the reasons why AKVA group is now reintroducing waterborne feeding.

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Topics: Flexible feeding, feed barge, Waterborne feeding

5 reasons why a Flexi-Panel improve profitability on fish farms

Posted by Jane Løvold Veivåg (NO) on 7/31/19 8:00 AM

Better fish welfare and economic benefits go hand-in-hand when regularly sorting fish ready for harvesting. By removing large and dominant fish from the population, the ideal conditions are created to allow smaller fish to achieve rapid weight gain.

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Service at the fish farm? How to prevent downtime

Posted by Christian Hammersnes (N) on 7/17/19 8:00 AM

In today's aquaculture industry, consistent production is a subject that is coming increasingly to the fore. That comes as no surprise considering the enormous investment in equipment. As production costs increase at many stages, and new and more advanced equipment finds its way onto fish farms, the question arises: can you expect farm management to have the knowledge, time and resources needed to keep an eye on regular and preventive maintenance?

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Topics: akva group service

How do you prepare a solid specification for a feed barge?

Posted by Tore Obrestad (N) on 7/3/19 8:00 AM

So, you have decided to invest in a new feed barge, but do you know precisely what kind of barge are you looking for? In this post, we will share our experiences and thoughts on the process of purchasing a feed barge tailored to suit your needs.

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Topics: feed barge

Tubenet reduced lice infestation by 80%

Posted by Bjarte Sævareid (N) on 6/26/19 8:00 AM

There are several good ways of delicing salmon, but what if we were able to prevent the fish from getting lice in the first place? How much could you save per generation if you could avoid delicing?

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Topics: fish welfare, tube net

The art of net cleaning: How to find the best solution for you

Posted by Bjørn Sirnes (N) on 6/24/19 8:35 AM

Cleaning nets is a complex problem with many possible approaches. The starting point, however, is something everyone agrees on: It is about creating an optimal environment for the fish.

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Topics: net cleaning

Why electrification of feed barges pays off

Posted by Tore Obrestad (N) on 6/5/19 8:00 AM

Today, most fish farms are powered by diesel generators. Generators have provided stable operation for several years and the technology is familiar to most of us. Why change a winning team?

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Topics: feed barge, energy efficiency

Gentle feeding:11 tips to minimise dust and breakage in a central feeding system with air transport

Posted by Christian Hammernes/Trond Severinsen on 5/28/19 8:02 AM

The feed quality itself, the logistics from the factory to the barge, and the use and maintenance of the feeding system all play important roles for how much wastage you get as a result of dust and breakage. The importance of reducing wastage is obvious. Wastage leads to a higher feed factor and, in practice, significant losses. Dust and breakage can also cause downtime and result in shorter or longer stoppages in output, which could potentially be even more costly than the breakage formation itself.

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Topics: feeding system, high-pressure pumps

Welcome to the Aquaculture blog

Posted by Akvakulturbloggen on 5/28/19 8:00 AM

Here we share useful articles and content that engage, create discussion, and enable us to learn from each other. Our goal is to highlight the topics in the interface between technology and biology and do our best to clarify them based on our own experiences. With this content, we hope to make valuable input to your professional life.

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