Category: Aquaculture

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Improving Water Quality at Fish Hatcheries with UV Disinfection – A Case Study

Located on the Klamath River in Hornbrook, California, Iron Gate Hatchery is a salmon and steelhead hatchery that releases fish back to the Klamath River. Due to the presence of the fungus Saprolegnia sp and primarily bacteria (Flavobacterium psychrophila and Metallogenium sp), hatchery yield is thwarted due to disease. Poor water quality supports an environment …