What it is and how it works
Our experience developing electric stunning systems helped us create a sea lice removal system that maintains high welfare standards.
Fish are gently drawn out of the cage by water added to a tube explicitly designed for this purpose, taking advantage of the Venturi effect. In the A-Electrolicer, the fish gently flow through an in-water low voltage field, which relaxes the fish and loosens any lice or eggs. The fish then go through waterjets, optional aeration bubbles, and a final hot/cold water shower before returning to the cage. Lice and eggs are filtered and destroyed.
We designed the A-Electrolicer with fish welfare and long-term effectiveness as our top priorities.
Humane and low stress
Low pressure pump with no propellers or vacuums
Guaranteed safe passage and lice removal
Easy to deploy modular system
- Low voltage electric fields relax the fish's muscles and guarantee transit time, safe passage, and lice removal.
- Unique low-pressure pump gently transports the fish through the system.
- Reduces risk or mortality with controlled immersion times
- Protects fish welfare by avoiding contact with mechanical parts.
- The modular design makes it easier to deploy and more affordable than other solutions.
- Can be installed onto existing small vessels with low fuel consumption, reducing its carbon footprint.
Managing sealice costs on average €1.15B/year to the industry or 9% of fish farm revenues.
MOWI Handbook 2021
Our predator control solutions
At Ace Aquatec, we are committed to humane, welfare-first aquaculture practices. We designed our predator control solutions to protect farmed fish effectively without harming seals, sea lions, or other non-target animals such as dolphins and porpoises
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