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A virtual tour of 5 European fish farms

By Aquamedia - Welcome to Aquatour, a virtual tour of European fish farming. Aquatour takes you across Europe to see what fish are reared, how and where fish are farmed and to meet the people who work in this dynamic and developing sector. The 5 farms included are Cod, Salmon, Trout, Carp and Seabass/Seabream.

A virtual tour of 5 European fish farms - By Aquamedia - Welcome to Aquatour, a virtual tour of European fish farming. Aquatour takes you across Europe to see what fish are reared, how and where fish are farmed and to meet the people who work in this dynamic and developing sector. The 5 farms included are Cod, Salmon, Trout, Carp and Seabass/Seabream. The fish species that are included in this unique presentation include:
  • Carp
  • Cod
  • Salmon
  • Seabass
  • Seabream
  • Trout
while the tour visits real hatcheries and farms in France, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Scotland and Spain.

Aquatour is divided into several sections, allowing you to visit different farms, that explain how European aquaculture works, how it has developed and the way in which it continues to progress.

Aquatour is interactive and contains a wealth of presentations - videos, images and information - on a wide range of subjects that include:
  • Basic biology and lifecycle information
  • How food safety and traceability is assured
  • How farms work - from the hatchery through to marketing
  • Who works on the farm
  • European production development
  • Environmental issues
  • Technological developments
Aquatour is available for viewing in English, Italian, German, Spanish and French and more languages will be available soon.

Please note that the download time for the video presentations will vary, depending on the speed of your Internet connection.

If you would like to obtain a CD that contains the full version of Aquatour, please contact info@aquamedia.org for information on how to obtain a copy.

Source: Aquamedia - December 2004

 

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