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Adapting aquaponics systems for use in the American Pacific Islands

Adapting aquaponics systems for use in the American Pacific Islands

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Adapting aquaponics systems foruse in the American Pacific Islands
Adam Baker and Harry Ako
Department of Molecular Biosciences and BioengineeringUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa
 
Aquaponics systems are environmentallyfriendly and productive
Feed eat feed and releasemetabolites, which bacteriaremediate, and plants take up
2 crops from 1 input
No effluent (negligibleenvironmental impact)
Productivity 6 timeshigher than soilagriculture
Plants take upmetabolites to growBacteria remediatetoxic N species
bioremediatedwater
Fish grow and excretemetabolites
cleaner water
Feed
 
http://rps.uvi.edu/AES/Aquaculture/basil2002.jpg
Research began in the 1970’s
Plants in raceways, fish and equipment under black tent
The most well known system was developedby James Rakocy

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