Effects of wild fishes on waste exportation from a Mediterranean fish farm

@inproceedings{Vita2004EffectsOW,
  title={Effects of wild fishes on waste exportation from a Mediterranean fish farm},
  author={Rub{\'e}n Vita and Arnaldo Marin and Juan Antonio Madrid and Blanca Jim{\'e}nez-Brinquis and Augusto C{\'e}sar and L{\'a}zaro Mar{\'i}n-Guirao},
  year={2004}
}
This study investigated the role of wild fishes associated with marine farms as potential consumers of organic waste in the water column and sediment. Experiments were carried out at a fish farm in a semi-enclosed bay in the Mediterranean Sea (SE Spain). Sediment traps collected organic waste from net-pens in the water column at different depths during June and July 2001 and benthic caging experiments were carried out on the sediment from October 2000 to January 2001. The experiment showed that… CONTINUE READING