|Appears in Collections:||Aquaculture Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||A modular, mechanical rotary device for the cleaning of commercial-scale, circular tanks used in aquaculture|
|Author(s):||McRobbie, Andrew S|
|Citation:||McRobbie AS & Shinn A (2011) A modular, mechanical rotary device for the cleaning of commercial-scale, circular tanks used in aquaculture, Aquaculture, 317 (1-4), pp. 16-19.|
|Abstract:||The increased use of large tanks for fish cultivation has led to the need for considerations towards hydrodynamic design. Tank velocities must be optimal for maintaining fish health, muscle tone, and respiration. Velocities must also provide adequate biosolid removal to prevent oxygen depletion and the spread of pathogens. As it is not always possible to reach equilibrium of these requirements, regular house-keeping must be maintained to keep culture tanks clean. In larger tank systems, the task of cleaning may be highly labour-intensive or even impractical due to access issues. A bespoke automated mechanical cleaning device was designed and constructed to aid the removal of biosolids. An unpaired t-test confirmed that tanks with the cleaning device showed a significant (P less than 0.0005) improvement in cleaning rates than tanks without.|
|Rights:||The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.|
|McRobbie & Shinn 2011.pdf||600.27 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Permanent Embargo Request a copy|
Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependent on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.