Flow distribution studies in fish rearing tanks. Part 1 - Design constraints

A. Klapsis, R. Burley

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Abstract

The hydraulic behaviour of any fish-containing tank, pond or silo is of central importance to all aspects of intensive fish rearing. The reticulation of fluid and local fluid velocities in particular systems will directly and indirectly affect fish physiology and metabolic rates in the intensive rearing process. It is also recognised that the fluid also has an important role to play in food and heat distribution and removal of waste solid material. This paper therefore reviews the design constraints placed upon such systems in the context of previous studies as an indicator as to how to make the most efficient use of square tanks for intensive fish rearing, which is the subject of Part 2 of the paper (Klapsis and Burley, 1984). © 1984.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-118
Number of pages16
JournalAquacultural Engineering
Volume3
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1984

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