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Proposal for marine farms for cleaning of biofouling

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We will outsource all the works on cleaning the structures of your marine farm or fisheries from biofouling

You no longer need to contain additional staff and necessary equipment in order to carry out periodic cleansing from biofouling. All work related to the underwater cleaning of anything we are happy to take on. You can make one-time orders, but by signing a subscription service agreement with us – you will get a better price. Make an inquiry now!

We all know how sensitive the cultures produced in water are to various contaminants. There are a huge number of bacteria and other pathogens, the presence of which has a detrimental effect on the growth of different farm animals using floating long lines, sea cages, bag, rack and tray culture.

We offer the best cost of biofouling purification

Clean aquaculture conditions - a large and healthy crop

If we talk about fish farming gill diseases are one of the major health challenges in fish farming worldwide and can cause significant production losses. Gill diseases often have a multifactorial aetiology and there are various infectious and non-infectious agents that can compromise gill health, including viruses, bacteria, parasites, phyto- and zooplankton species, and biofouling organisms attached to the cage nets

Biofouling agents that have been associated with gill disease often occur concomitantly with Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD) have been investigated, and their biological and economic impact is fully understood. Potential concomitantly occurring gill insults are due to non-infectious agents such as phytoplanktonic and biofouling organisms. Among the latter, biofouling cnidarians that grow on the cage nets pose a known health risk to farmed fish can be found in high abundance on nets of fish farms worldwide, where they, together with other biofouling, reduce oxygen levels, cause deformation and volume reduction in nets, decrease cleaner fish effectiveness and impact fish welfare. In most global farming regions, regular in-situ net cleaning with high-pressure washers is therefore used to remove biofouling from cages nets. Biofouling organisms dislodged during cleaning operations are released into the sea as whole organisms or as fragments.

“Depending on season and locality, net cleaning from biofouling has to be performed 1-4 times per month.”

Olafsen T. Cost analysis of different antifouling strategies [in Norwegian: Kostnadsanalyse av ulike begroingshindrende strategier]. SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture, Doc. nr. SFH80 A066041, 2006 Contract No.: SFH80 A066041

In farming locations where nematocyst-bearing biofouling species are abundant, and occurrences of gill diseases are frequent, it is particularly important to understand any such interactions.

Most sea cages consist of a floating collar moored to anchor lines secured to the sea floor. A netting bag containing the fish is suspended from the floating collar. These nets provide a sub-strate to which various forms of biofouling can attach; this biofouling must be cleaned off regularly to maintain water flow.

The high-pressure cleaner not only removes polyps and other malignant growths but also completely destroys them, which contributes to the rapidly reduced population of organisms involved in biofouling.

AQUACLEAN.TECH remove biofouling from the nets using a hand-held high-pressure cleaner supplying fresh sea water with a pressure. The cleaner removed polyp heads, stems and other kinds very effectively.

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Lightly fouled pearl oyster panel

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Heavily fouled pearl oyster panel

Watch how high pressure water blasting cleaning biofouling from any marine structures