FUTURE FISH FARMS: Giant Deep-Sea Pods, in Pictures

FUTURE FISH FARMS: Giant Deep-Sea Pods, in Pictures
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An 80-ton remote control fish feeder, designed to survive even a destructive nor'easter, floats off the coast of New Hampshire in an undated picture. Part of a University of New Hampshire deep-sea fish farm project, the feeder supplies food via tubes to four caged fish populations deep below the sea.

Most current marine fish farms are in shallow, near-shore waters. But raising fish in such close quarters can contribute to the spread of disease among the animals, and wastes may foul the waters. Cages must be moved to keep the waters clean and the fish healthy.
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