NAFF-II Nanaimo 2012 The Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture (SEAfood) System Steph...
The Problem … Fish farming, as currently practiced, has a number of real and/or perceived social and ...
Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture ?Social SEA … an approach that achieves the...
Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture ? Integrated ...
Our first SEAfarm British Columbia CANADA Located along the northern shore ...
Our Multi-Species License • Sablefish Fed Component • Blue/Gallo Mussels • Pacific Oyster Organic Ex...
System Design - Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture SEAVISION
Infrastructure Innovation- infrastructure life cycle- component compatibility- handling efficiencies- increased pr...
$2.00 $2.00 ...
SEAVISION
SystemBenefits• Product diversification• Improved environmental performance• Reduced operating risk with multiple spec...
MarketPotential• Increasing seafood demand globally (>2.5% annually) and growing per capita consumption in North ...
A sneak preview … the 2012 SEAfood System Deluxe SEAVISION
… the next step in SEAfood production Questions ? SEAVISION
NAFF II - Integrated multi tropic - Dr. Stephen Cross
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NAFF II - Integrated multi tropic - Dr. Stephen Cross

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Transcripts - NAFF II - Integrated multi tropic - Dr. Stephen Cross

  • 1. NAFF-II Nanaimo 2012 The Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture (SEAfood) System Stephen F. Cross, Ph.D. SEA Vision Group Inc.Z SEAVISION
  • 2. The Problem … Fish farming, as currently practiced, has a number of real and/or perceived social and environmental issues.• Nutrient/Waste Effects• Sea Lice Interaction• Fish Escapes• Effects of Antibiotics• Feed Composition• Fossil Fuel Usage SEAVISION
  • 3. Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture ?Social SEA … an approach that achieves the goal of Sustainability by using the principles of Ecology in itsEnvironmental design and operation. Economic SEAVISION
  • 4. Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture ? Integrated EnergySocial Alternatives Reduced Carbon Best Best Foot-Print Organic Organic Ecological Practices Practices Integrated Integrated No chemicals, Design and antibiotics, etc.Environmental Operation Multi-Trophic Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Aquaculture Model Model Reduced Nutrient (Waste) Load Economic SEAVISION
  • 5. Our first SEAfarm British Columbia CANADA Located along the northern shore of Surprise Island in KyuquotFarm Site Sound, this farm has served as the pre-commercial R&D site for our SEAfood System. It now holds the first commercial aquaculture license of its kind in Canada. SEAVISION
  • 6. Our Multi-Species License • Sablefish Fed Component • Blue/Gallo Mussels • Pacific Oyster Organic Extractive • Japanese Scallop Component (filtration) • Cockles • Green/Red Urchins Organic Extractive • Sea Cucumber Component (deposit) • Kelp/Seaweed Inorganic Extractive Component High valued commercial species WITH complementary ecological roles SEAVISION
  • 7. System Design - Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture SEAVISION
  • 8. Infrastructure Innovation- infrastructure life cycle- component compatibility- handling efficiencies- increased productivity- reduced COP SEAVISION
  • 9. $2.00 $2.00 $1.80 $1.80 Fuel Cost per Dozen Shellfish Diesel Fuel Price/Litre (CDN) $1.60 $1.60Operational Innovation $1.40 $1.20 $1.40 $1.20 $1.00 $1.00 $0.80 $0.80 $0.60 $0.60 $0.40 $0.40 Solar/Wind $0.20 $0.00 $0.20 $0.00 Jan-93 Oct-95 Jul-98 Apr-01 Jan-04 Oct-06 Jul-09 Apr-12 Estimated operational fuel savings over traditional shellfish raft culture methods - for each SEAfarm facility: > $76,000/year (2011) SEAVISION
  • 10. SEAVISION
  • 11. SystemBenefits• Product diversification• Improved environmental performance• Reduced operating risk with multiple species• Reduced CoP with shared labour pool, SEA- Power and SEA-Hatchery• Organic approach – meets growing market demand SEAVISION
  • 12. MarketPotential• Increasing seafood demand globally (>2.5% annually) and growing per capita consumption in North America• Growing Eco-ethical consumer base looking for fresh, sustainable, wholesome food choices – and willing to pay (organic niche)• Prices of high-valued species projected to continually increase (>20% by 2020) SEAVISION
  • 13. A sneak preview … the 2012 SEAfood System Deluxe SEAVISION
  • 14. … the next step in SEAfood production Questions ? SEAVISION

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