Wednesday, 15 February 2017
This Vancouver Island Aquaculture System Produces 5.5 Million Fish per year!
Pentair AES spotlights Marine Harvest Canada – Dalrymple Hatchery. Located in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, this Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) facility produces 600,000 Kilos of Atlantic Salmon Smolt annually (approximately 5.5 million fish).
Lance Page, Manager of Dalrymple Hatchery, gives a brief history of Marine Harvest’s involvement in the aquaculture industry. Lance along with Jordan Smith, an Aquaculture Technician at the farm, provides an overview of the equipment and systems in use as well as the positive effects they’ve had on this facility. Marine Harvest is currently building seven new RAS systems, with construction expected to be completed in 2018.
Pentair Industry Spotlight takes you behind the scenes of Aquaculture. With the industry growing, take a peek into the different farm types, species grown, and most importantly, the people who make it all happen.