Use of microalgae grown on fish tank residual nutrients as feed for copepods to enable circular bio-economy in aquaculture

Lars A. Ahrens, Anette Maria Christensen, Carlos Octavio Letelier-Gordo, Stefan Trapp, Borja Valverde Pérez

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Abstract

This study focuses on the development of a new value chain in aquaculture, whereby nutrients from fish tank effluents are first encapsulated in algal biomass. Algal biomass will be fed to copepods, which are a good feed for fish larvae. The study offers a cost-effective algal biomass utilization compared to traditional approaches which require resource intensive processes for harvesting.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2019
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event3rd IWA Resource Recovery Conference - Venice, Italy
Duration: 8 Sep 201912 Sep 2019
Conference number: 3

Conference

Conference3rd IWA Resource Recovery Conference
Number3
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Period08/09/201912/09/2019

Keywords

  • Green micro-algae
  • Nutrient recovery
  • Aquaculture

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