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Basic requirements of an offshore control and feeding station for fish-cage flotillas: a theoretical evaluation
Dahle, L.A.; Vangen, K.; Aarsnes, J.V. (1989). Basic requirements of an offshore control and feeding station for fish-cage flotillas: a theoretical evaluation, in: De Pauw, N. et al. (Ed.) Aquaculture: a biotechnology in progress: volume 1. pp. 1009-1017
In: De Pauw, N. et al. (Ed.) (1989). Aquaculture: a biotechnology in progress: volume 1. European Aquaculture Society: Bredene, Belgium. ISBN 90-71625-03-6. 1-592 pp., more

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Document type: Conference paper

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    Marine

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  • Dahle, L.A.
  • Vangen, K.
  • Aarsnes, J.V.

Abstract
    The basic requirements of a floating control and feeding for fish-cage flotilas are discussed in this paper, including marine and functional requirements as well as governmental regulations. Based on these requirements several structures have been evaluated to cope with the large variation of operational aspects in harsh environmental conditions. It was found that the large area necessary for a slaughterhouse would require a barge-shaped construction, while for a pure control and feeding station, both a barge-shaped body and buoy would be feasible designs. Due to the large tidal range along the Norwegian coast, structures fixed to the seabed were considered less favourable.

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