aquabioLab
Institution: University of New-Brunswick in Saint-John
Location: Saint-John, New-Brunswick, CANADA
Contact: Dr. Heather HUNT
Habitat: Saltwater
Type of rearing unit: Annular flume for marine benthic ecology studies with velocity control
Unit description:
  • Cast 1/4" acrylic flume;
  • OD: 1.70 m.
  • ID: 1.32 m.
  • Height: 0.38 cm.
  • Wide channel: 18 cm.
  • Clear driving ring suspended over the channel.
  • Driving ring with motor and speed controller.
  • Speed: 4 to 30 cm/s (2 to 10 revolutions per minute)
  • Flume on a fibreglass table (maximum legs height 35’’)
  • No recirculation.
  • No temperature control.
Mandate: Conception
Fabrication
On-site assembling, commissioning and training
 

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