Title page for ETD etd-04072009-040513

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Johnson, William P.
URN etd-04072009-040513
Title An investigation of the effects of ozone in a recirculating aquacultural production system
Degree Master of Science
Department Agricultural Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Dillaha, Theo A. III Committee Chair
Haugh, C. Gene Committee Member
Libey, George S. Committee Member
Perumpral, John V. Committee Member
  • Aquaculture
Date of Defense 1991-05-05
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The use of ozone in a recirculating aquacultural production system on a commercial scale was investigated. ozonation was responsible for statistically significant differences in all test parameters, including: heterotrophic plate count, total coliforms, fecal coliforms, total solids, and total volatile solids. Results indicated ozone had a significantly positive effect in the recirculating aquacultural production system. Further study is recommended, however, to better understand the effects of ozone and to justify economically the use of ozone in commercial systems.

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