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A child’s toy aids salmon growth

UNITED STATES
Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 02:20 (GMT + 9)

Fisheries crews at McNenny State Fish Hatchery may have found a cheap and simple tool to significantly increase the size of the fish they raise: A child's toy. The discovery stems from concerns on how fish were raised in hatchery settings in relation to post-stocking survivability or how they behave after being released into the wild.So hatchery personnel added structure such as brush piles or even small trees, the Black Hills Pioneer reported. The hatchery’s manager Mike Barnes pointed out his crews even tried introducing concrete blocks into the tanks. "The problem with all that is that it interferes with fish production," Barnes said. "Circular tanks are all self-cleaning. If you introduce things directly into the bottom of the tank, it just destroys that. Now you are having to spend a lot more time cleaning, and you can have disease issues."... FULL STORY

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