Prototype water reuse system

Progressive Fish-Culturist
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Abstract

A small-scale water reuse system (150 L/min) was developed to create an environment for observing fish under a variety of temperature regimes. Key concerns of disease control, water quality, temperature control, and efficiency and case of operation were addressed. Northern squawfish (Ptychocheilus oregonensis) were held at loading densities ranging from 0.11 to 0.97 kg/L per minute and at temperatures from 10 to 20°C for 6 months with no disease problems or degradation ofwater quality in the system. The system required little maintenance during 2 years of operation.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Prototype water reuse system
Series title Progressive Fish-Culturist
DOI 10.1577/1548-8640(1988)050<0046:TNPWRS>2.3.CO;2
Volume 50
Issue 1
Year Published 1988
Language English
Publisher Bureau of Fisheries, U.S. Department of Commerce
Contributing office(s) Western Fisheries Research Center
Description 4 p.
First page 46
Last page 49