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View the PDF document Assessing affordable aquaponics methods for the Pacific Islands
Author:Avril, Mia Casey
Institution: The University of the South Pacific
Award: M.Sc. Marine Science
Subject: Aquaponics | Oceania, Hydoponics | Oceania, Aquaculture | Oceania
Date: 2018
Call No.: SB 126 .57 .O3 A97 2018
BRN: 1361938
Copyright:10-20% of this thesis may be copied without the authors written permission

Abstract: Global fish stocks are declining for a number of reasons. In order to protect the remaining wild fish stocks, alternatives such as aquaculture have been developed. Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing sectors in animal food-production. However, aquaculture has negative impacts on the environment, which can be mitigated by developing systems where crops are used to clean the water. The ‘cleaned’ water can then be returned to the fish farm, thereby reducing the need for freshwater investments into the system. This integrated system is known as aquaponics.
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