Tag: Atlantic salmon

Rationality and impacts of underwater lighting on fish production in cages

Photo credit: AKVA Group Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The Underwater lighting when practiced in a given aquaculture operation is often adapted for fast growing species such as salmon, trout, cod and others. In fact, the use of submerged artificial lighting during-night hours is steadily gaining more interests in …

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Production and export of Chilean salmon

Photo credit: Gabriel Rubio (Chile)          Information and review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Production overview: The development of the Chilean salmon farming industry provides a model of by fast growth, high competitiveness and successful industry placing Chile in the second-largest salmon producer and exporter globally (after Norway). The remarkable development of Chilean salmon aquaculture has taken …

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Farming of salmon (Atlantic and coho) and rainbow trout in off-shore cages in Chile

Credit: Gabriel Salvo (Chile) These two photos illustrate models of off-shore cages. Such cages could be square with approximate dimension of 15-30 meter per side and circular cages with diameters that range from 15-30 meters. Depth of cages ranges from 10-30 meters. The principal species farmed in these cages are  Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, Coho …

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Cage farming of salmon (Atlantic, coho, king), or rainbow trout in Chile

Credit: Gabriel Salvo (Chile) The photo shows a model of cage farming in Chile. Depending on water bodies and quality, the principal species produced in cages in Chile are Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar), Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), King Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Monoculture is the only system practiced in cage farming in Chile. Note: …

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