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Aquaculture

Rostech Environmental work in collaboration with our European partners, to develop cost effective, real time solutions, which monitor and automate the control of various critical water parameters, within an Aqueous environment, these solutions could be beneficial within the Aquaculture industry.

With extensive experience of dissolved gas stripping systems, and using a proven design concept, coupled with our in-house software design capabilities and unique telemetry systems, we can provide instant trend analysis and control of dissolved CO2, O2 And ph, Rostech is at the leading edge of this fast-developing industry.

Our solutions provide you the with the ability to react quickly using realtime monitoring, identifying potential issues before they become serious problems, optimising the growing environment and maximising growth ratios to improve profitability.

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What is Aquaculture

Aquaculture is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other aquatic organisms. Aquaculture involves cultivating freshwater and saltwater populations under controlled conditions, and can be contrasted with commercial fishing, which is the harvesting of wild fish. It is less commonly spelled aquiculture), and is also known as aquafarming. Mariculture refers to aquaculture practiced in marine environments and in underwater habitats.

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), aquaculture "is understood to mean the farming of aquatic organisms including fish, molluscs, crustaceans and aquatic plants. Farming implies some form of intervention in the rearing process to enhance production, such as regular stocking, feeding, protection from predators, etc. Farming also implies individual or corporate ownership of the stock being cultivated."The reported output from global aquaculture operations in 2014 supplied over one half of the fish and shellfish that is directly consumed by humans; however, there are issues about the reliability of the reported figures. Further, in current aquaculture practice, products from several pounds of wild fish are used to produce one pound of a piscivorous fish like salmon.

Particular kinds of aquaculture include fish farming, shrimp farming, oyster farming, mariculture, algaculture (such as seaweed farming), and the cultivation of ornamental fish. Particular methods include aquaponics and integrated multi-trophic aquaculture, both of which integrate fish farming and aquatic plant farming.