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5.10 IT in Fish Farming

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  Lekang, Odd-Ivar, and B. F. Eriksen. 2006. Section 5.10 IT in Fish Farming, pp. 325-339 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.  .(doi:10.13031/2013.21685)
Authors:   O. I. Lekang and B. F. Eriksen
Keywords:   Fish farming, IT tools, Monitoring, Feeding systems, Fish counting, Biomass estimation, Aquaculture

Information technology (IT) is becoming more and more important in performing intensive aquaculture. The areas in which IT can be and are being used are also increasing continuously. This section provides information on a selection of important fields in fish farming where IT is being used, including monitoring systems, production planning tools, advanced feeding systems, fish counting (including size and biomass estimation), and site monitoring.

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