Tag: Salmo salar

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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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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