Fish Processing

Disinfection of aquaculture facilities

Disinfection is employed as a common disease management tool in aquaculture establishments. It may be used as a routine practice in biosecurity programmes designed to exclude specific diseases, as well as a routine sanitary measure employed to reduce disease incidence within farms, or it may be used in disease eradication (stamping out) efforts. The specific reason for disinfection will determine the disinfection strategy used and how it is applied.

Routine disinfection of pipelines and tanks is highly recommended; the frequency of disinfection will vary according to the turnover of the aquatic animal stocks. High concentrations of aquatic animals should be rotated between disinfected tanks as often as practical and/or kept in water that has been disinfected with ozone or chlorine and subsequently neutralised. Each new batch of aquatic animals introduced into a facility should be placed in pre-disinfected holding units.

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chloriDOS® iOX® Chlorine Dioxide Systems

Our chloriDOS iOX solutions can easily be set to produce very low solution concentrations which achieve consistent control at low dose rates. This makes a major contribution toward the high yield typically associated with valuable fish and shellfish production lines.

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