Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) and Aquaponics for Urban Food Production, with a Pictorial Guide to Aquaponics

In the context of urbanization, we present the challenges and opportunities surrounding fish farming in its various forms

Miles Medina; Krish Jayachandran; Mahadev Bhat; David Specca

2016

Scholarcy highlights

  • As wild-caught fish landings plateau and the global population grows, aquaculture has emerged as the fastest-growing agricultural sector
  • In the context of urbanization, we present the challenges and opportunities surrounding fish farming in its various forms
  • We discuss details of aquaponic system design and operation and provide a pictorial guide to the aquaponic system at the Rutgers EcoComplex

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