Inside Finland’s new PaRAS concept


Source: Tapio Kiuru

Could a modular fish farming system be the answer to RAS challenges?

In October 2022, the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) announced it had developed a modular and versatile Partial air-driven Recirculation Aquaculture System (PaRAS) to improve energy efficiency and production capacity for fish farming. A spin-off on an earlier model that used a shipping container-based fish farming concept, hopes are high that this latest innovation could help to address challenges associated with RAS.

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