Research aims to make fish farming more energy efficient

Airlift pumps may deliver water and nutrients more cheaply and reliably than traditional centrifugal pumps used on fish farms.

More sustainable aquaculture in Canada and abroad is the goal of a novel research project at the University of Guelph in Ontario that brings together experts in fish nutrition and engineering.

The researchers aim to make fish farming more energy efficient, saving money for producers in Canada’s nearly $1 billion aquaculture industry and producing more healthy fish for consumers.

The University of Guelph project may also offer a low-cost alternative for running small-scale fi

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