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Mariculture Key Advanteges

Raising fish in the open sea has a number of major advantages compared with other methods, such as raising fish in fish ponds, bays, fiords, and ports

Below are some of the disadvantages of other methods compared with Open sea farming:

  • Difficult to control and supervise the growth

  • Inability to continuously supervise the cages

  • Low cage and fish survivability in extreme sea conditions

  • Relatively slow growth, which affects the economic feasibility of the growth

  • Inability to protect the fish from marine predators

  • Fish escape

  • Inability to react to water contamination. 

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