Aquaculture

Inspect interior and predator nets, moorings, feeding habits, and quickly retrieve morts

 

For Aquaculture monitoring and inspection using a mini remote operated vehicle, or ROV, there is no better tool than the Deep Trekker DTG2 and DTX2 ROVs. Whether it is routine net inspection, lighting, feeding or mort lift troubleshooting, or stock monitoring, the DTG2 and DTX2 are the easiest, most effective, and portable system to get the job done in no time at all.

Perform a Fast, Thorough Aquaculture Net Inspection

Aquaculture net inspections are completed quickly and easily, often in less than a half hour per pen due to the ROV’s ability capture video in a 270-degree vertical arc. Inspect nets from top to bottom, often in only one or two passes around the circular pen. Optional side-facing cameras allow technicians to perform lateral inspections with ease, simply flying the ROV around the cage.

The one-person portability and fully integrated DTG2 and DTX2 systems ensure that multiple cages can be inspected in quick succession; simply pick up the mini ROV and move to the next pen. Another advantage of performing a cage inspection with a remote operated vehicle is that the unit operates via internal battery power. There is no need for a topside power supply, generator, or clumsy external control boxes.

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Why Deep Trekker for Aquaculture:

  • No topside power or boxes, quickly move from dock to dock.
  • Handheld video controller with integrated super bright monitor
  • Specially designed mort retrieval tool
  • 270 degree camera rotation to quickly inspect large areas of the pens
  • Easy to use, most pilots becoming proficient after a few hours of use

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Deep Trekker ROVs are the standard for aquaculture inspections, worldwide. Choose between our two proven models, then customize with our range of aquaculture specific options.

DTG2 ‘Smart’
Compact and robust, complete with auto-heading and auto-depth functionality. Depth rated to 150 m (492 ft)

DTG2 Smart Package

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DTX2
Vectored thrusters when working in higher currents or moving laterally. Depth rated to 305 m (1000 ft)

DTX2 Standard Package

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Our two models and have designed with aquaculture in mind. All of our systems are battery-powered for instant deployment and include a super-bright hand-held controller for intuitive piloting. With these systems, we have introduced a wide range of add-ons to customize each product for your specific needs. Here are some of our customer’s favorites:

Side-facing Cameras

Side-facing camera inspection

Quickly change views to look at nets beside you

Mort Retrieval 

mort retrieval system - digger

Scoop up morts for immediate diagnotics or to the lift-up

Net Repairer

Large Net Repairer Patch

Identify holes and quickly patch until a repair can be made

Water Sampler

Water Sampler

Perform environmental monitoring with sampling add-ons

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Our operations take place in several locations of the Chilean Patagonia, where the ROVs face extreme weather and sea conditions on a daily basis. In spite of these harsh conditions, we’re able to offer an excellent and efficient service to our customers due to the technology from Deep Trekker at our disposal. – Tri-Chile Ltda. 

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Learn how ROVs are currently being used in Aquaculture

Don’t miss this white paper. Download today to learn how the aquaculture industry is investing in underwater robotics to improve underwater inspections and surveillance. Interested in using an ROV for aquaculture applications? You need to read this comprehensive overview.

 

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