CMFRI sets up recirculating aquaculture system in Vizhinjam

Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has set up a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) at its Vizhinjam Research Centre to boost the seed production of commercially important marine fishes. The system – recirculating will filters water inside the fish tank helping to reuse the water, will be beneficial to the brood stock development of marine fishes. The CMFRI set up the RAS tank with a capacity of 30,000 litres with the aim of popularizing sea cage farming to increase the production of marine species.

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