Windrow composting as an effective method to dispose of large numbers of fish

@inproceedings{Tabb1998WindrowCA,
  title={Windrow composting as an effective method to dispose of large numbers of fish},
  author={L.C.I. Tabb and C. E. Starliper and E. Shotts and J. Everson and A. Palmisano},
  year={1998}
}
  • L.C.I. Tabb, C. E. Starliper, +2 authors A. Palmisano
  • Published 1998
  • Environmental Science
  • During July 1998, at the USGS Leetown Science Center, Kearneysville, West Virginia, an epizootic occurred in 16-month-old Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). The cause ofmortality was diagnosed as furunculosis, a serious disease in salmonid fishes caused by the bacterium Aeromonas salmonicida. The fish were being maintained as part of ongoing research and were held in uncovered 30-m-Iong concrete raceways, each supplied with about 757 L per minute of 12 °C pathogen-free spring water. The means by… CONTINUE READING