New Salmon Recirculation Hatchery in Chile

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
8 January 2010, at 12:00am

CHILE - The Norwegian AKVA group has signed a contract with Sealand Aquaculture S.A. to build a complete new salmon recirculation hatchery in Chile's 10th region. This system is the second recirculation system to be delivered to Sealand Aquaculture S.A.

The first system was delivered last year.

The new system has a capacity to produce 6 million smolts annually in 5 cycles of 1.2 million smolts.

The system utilize both freshwater and saltwater sources to create an optimal fish production environment through all stages of the process from egg to smolt with high bio-security standards.

The contract value is approximately NOK 32 million.