A desktop study on biofloc technology

Andrea Bagi, Luís Henrique Poersch, Elisa Ravagnan
Aquaculture industry is a growing sector worldwide and is expected to contribute significantly to satisfying the increasing protein needs of a growing population. Biofloc technology (BFT) emerged over the past decades as a sustainable and cost-efficient cultivation system, mainly for warm-water species in tropical climates. This report begins by describing this technology, presenting its generally perceived benefits, continues with examples of BFT applications and finally, it presents a context analysis, aiming to identify where and how BFT could contribute to the future of Norwegian aquaculture industry.

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