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Recirculating aqua system set up by CMFRI

01 Jun 2017

Kochi - As part of its efforts to boost the seed production of commercially important marine fish, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has set up a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) at its Vizhinjam Research Centre.
The RAS, which 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 an RAS tank with a capacity of 30,000 litres, with an aim to popularise the sea cage farming to increase the production of marine species, according to a release from the institute here today.
The facility was Inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Sudarshan Bhagat.  


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