First Aquaculture 4.0 closed containment system for tropical fish in Singapore
Singapore Aquaculture Technologies (SAT), a pioneer in utilizing closed containment systems for tropical fish, launches its commercial Smart Floating Fish Farm at a ceremony officiated by Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Mr Masagos Zulkifli.
About Singapore Aquaculture Technologies (SAT)
The 3000 square meter offshore farm, located off Pasir Ris Coast, is the first known Aquaculture 4.0 floating closed containment fish farm using Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS). It creates a controlled environment through a multi-level water treatment process. In addition, the farm integrates a high degree of automation, self-regulated control cycles and artificial intelligence within a Farm Management Information System to achieve a productive and environmentally friendly operation.
SAT has been using closed containment systems since 2012. This means the water where fish are kept are separated from sea water, allowing the farm to have more control of environmental factors that may harm the fish, such as pathogens, algae blooms, oil spills and effects of climate change.
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Sensors ensure water quality & oxygen level creating a stress-free environment for optimized fish growth
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Singapore Food Authority
Developed with support from SFA’s Agriculture Productivity Fund, the Smart Floating Fish Farm, together with the existing floating steel-structure fish farm, can produce up to 350 metric tons of fish when it is operating at full capacity in 2021.
A S$4 million smart fish farm, which is expected to produce about 350 tonnes of fish annually, was officially launched on Monday (Feb 17). The floating farm uses artificial intelligence and video analytics to monitor fish and detect early signs of disease. Vanessa Lim with more
AI keeps an eye on barramundi at ‘smart’ floating fish farm off Pasir Ris Coast
Singapore’s first-ever smart floating fish farm, equipped with a S$1 million integrated artificial intelligence (AI) and video analytics system that detects if fish are sick and tracks their growth rates, was opened on Monday (Feb 17). Located off Pasir Ris Coast, the 3,000 sqm offshore facility houses 10 tanks, each of which can hold up to 10 tonnes of fish. Read more at https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/ai-keeps-eye-barramundi-smart-floating-fish-farm-pasir-ris-coast
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