Aquaculture

Seaeye Falcon for Aquaculture Applications

Seaeye Falcon for Aquaculture Applications Ideal for aquaculture work, a third Seaeye Falcon has been delivered to Chile-based Underdeep Solutions Reliability when working in extremely remote locations is a key reason for selecting the Seaeye Falcon for aquaculture applications. The Seaeye Falcon is rated the top underwater robotic vehicle in class worldwide, and Chile-based Underdeep’s […]

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Fishy Business

Fishy Business ClearSignal® Coating for Fish Tracking and Aquaculture Applications Unlike anti-fouling systems that rely on active biocides and whose effectiveness degrades with time, ClearSignal® remains 100% effective for the intended life of the instrument. ClearSignal® is acoustically clear – compatible with all types of acoustic transducers. The optical clarity is means that instrument housings […]

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Biofouling Blamed for Fish Farm Failure

Biofouling Blamed for Fish Farm Failure Biofouling has again been recognised as one cause for failure of a fish farm at Port Stephens, NSW.Nets on pens had not been cleaned since they were installed, leading to a large buildup of barnacles and weed causing structural problems in heavy seas. “The condition of the pens in terms […]

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ClearSignal® – Biofouling Protection for the Life of the Instrument

ClearSignal® – Biofouling Protection for the Life of the Instrument Hank Lobe, Director of ClearSignal®, has visited Australia for meetings with a number of BlueZone customers who recognise the benefits of permanent biofouling protection for marine instruments. ClearSignal® utilises advanced coating technologies to achieve lifetime biofouling resistance performance. Unlike anti-fouling systems which relay on active […]

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Falcon Training for CSIRO in Hobart

Falcon Training for CSIRO in Hobart Seaeye Falcon Training for CSIRO staff has successfully been completed on-site at the CSIRO facility in Hobart, Tasmania. BlueZone Workshop Manager, Paul “Monty” Montgomery travelled to Hobart to conduct a week of training including theory and practical sessions. Monty said that the dockside facilities in Hobart were perfect for […]

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Salmon Farming Gets New Falcon Technology

Salmon Farming Gets New Falcon Technology The largest majority privately owned producer of fresh salmon in Australia, Huon Aquaculture, has ordered a second Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater e-robotic vehicle. Their newest Falcon is now enhanced with Saab Seaeye’s iCON behaviour-based intelligent control architecture. This is an important new resource for Huon as iCON makes possible […]

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Saab Seaye Falcon for Aquaculture

Saab Seaye Falcon for Aquaculture Saab Seaye has supplied a second Saab Seaeye Falcon to Abyss Aqua, a key provider of services to the Norwegian aquaculture industry. The Falcon is the world’s most successful electric underwater robotic system of its class. Abyss Aqua have added the deeper-rated 1000 metre version of the Falcon to their […]

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ADCP Bottom Mounts for Aquaculture

ADCP Bottom Mounts for Aquaculture BlueZone Group supplier, DeepWater Buoyancy, Inc., has announced the delivery of a significant follow-on order of diver-serviceable bottom mounts for one of the world’s largest fish farming companies.  The bottom mounts are set on the seafloor at a depth of 50 to 100 meters and allow for the proper deployment […]

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Combating Biofouling in Aquaculture

Combating Biofouling in Aquaculture AML Oceanographic has used their UV•Xchange for biofouling control, to enable oxygen sensors to remain in place in an aquaculture application without cleaning for up to 18 months. This enables the possibility to use oxygen sensors for one full breeding cycle, and only clean them during the service period between, resulting […]

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Seaeye Falcon for Aquaculture Support

Seaeye Falcon for Aquaculture Support The powerful, portable and versatile Seaeye Falcon Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) is demonstrating its ability to support the cleaning and maintenance of deep nets in the aquaculture industry.   Many aquaculture operators have the need to clean and maintain the nets, so they can remain in place for longer periods […]

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