aquabioLab
Institution: Université du Québec à Rimouski
Location: Rimouski, Québec, CANADA
Contact: Dr. Émilien Pelletier
Habitat: Saltwater
Type of rearing unit: MESOCOSMS FOR BIOACCUMULATION STUDIES
         
Unit description:
  • Six food approuv fibreglass mesocosms for rearing various species of fish larvae and adults :
  • Each mesocosm have:
    • 1.40 m diameter x 3.50 m height for a volume of 3.8 m3.
    • 3 sample ports and 9 probe insertion ports;
    • flow of 10 lpm;
    • 0% recirculated water;
    • Astral photoperiod controller for fluorescent;
    • Electronic controller and monitoring system (connected by RF to a central computer): 1 Enviro-monitron® each with 3 DO probes, 3 temperature probes, 1 photometric probe.
Mandate: Conception
Fabrication
On-site assembling, commissioning and training
 

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