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Alaska Aquaculture Resources

Publications, presentations, videos, and helpful links for the aquaculture industry.
Measuring Metabolic Rate to Improve Growth in Fish, Mollusks, and Crustaceans
Ben Renquist

University of Arizona researcher Ben Renquist and his coworkers have refined a technique to test fertilized eggs and other living fish parts for high oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production during metabolism, using a chemical they trademarked Alamar Blue®. The high oxygen consumers were proven to grow significantly faster, showing promise for improved aquaculture production. 45 min webinar

Sue Keller
Background photo: Kenai Range from Katchemak Bay.
Photo credit: Wonderlane, Seattle, WA.