Recirculating Aquaculture Systems: A Guide to Farm Design and Operations (Paperback)
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The purpose of this book is to provide a useful guide for aquaculture entrepreneurs, engineers, and investors who are interested in the design and construction of land-based recirculating aquaculture systems. The book details the entire design process, including the initial information gathering, necessary water treatment processes, equipment selection criteria, and final construction considerations. Figures, tables, and equations help illustrate important concepts. There is information on the potential pros and cons of a variety of design decisions and a list of common mistakes and their solutions. The book includes twelve appendices full of useful recirculating aquaculture systems design, business, and operations information. Specific topics such as shellfish hatcheries, aquaponics, hydroponics, polyculture, and biofloc systems are also addressed.