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Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as "Aquaculture"

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The scourge of Ghost Gear – Underwater drones used to help mitigate risk to marine life

Aquaculture, Commercial / Salvage

Diving with a Deep Trekker Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), or underwater drone, to conduct sweeps underwater for lost or discarded ghost gear. Joining with Ghost Fishing to find and remove lost fishing gear to keep our oceans clean and safe for marine life. What is Ghost Gear or Ghost Fishing? Ghost fishing or ghost gear… Read More »

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Adopt Safe Diving Practices with Underwater ROVs

Aquaculture, Commercial / Salvage, Infrastructure, Marine Survey / Shipping, Military / First Responder, Oil and Energy, Underwater Discovery and Research

A look at how underwater ROVs or underwater drones are being used to help monitor commercial divers while they perform various aquatic tasks. From Search and recovery to underwater inspections, dive teams are adopting ROVs for safe diving practices. Safe Diving for Commercial Divers Specialization in infrastructure inspections, marine construction and industrial repair and maintenance… Read More »

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Underwater Robots Provide Clean Technology and Environmental Solutions

Aquaculture, Company Product and Event News

Discover how DeepTrekker underwater robots are making waves with clean technology and innovative, environmental solutions. The remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) on display at the AANS Sea Farmers Conference 2018 in Halifax, Canada. As Deep Trekker prepares to present its aquaculture inspection technologies at the AANS Seafarmers Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia on January 25-26th, the… Read More »

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Marine Research ROV – Best Underwater Drone

Aquaculture, Underwater Discovery and Research

Deep Trekker Marine Research ROV package provides an affordable underwater monitoring and sampling tool for biologists and industry professionals. Deep Trekker offers underwater inspection tools for various industries, including aquaculture, infrastructure, environmental and marine research. They help in underwater sampling, species monitoring, and biodiversity research by acting as a second set of eyes in the… Read More »

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Canadian Aquaculture – Increased Revenue and Jobs


Positive and encouraging statistics for the Canadian Aquaculture industry. Showing increased revenue, high-value jobs, and Indigenous participation. Canada’s Seafood Farmer’s have much to be proud of.  The recently released “Sustainable, Diverse and Growing – The State of Farmed Seafood in Canada 2017” is an annual review conducted by the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance, which measures… Read More »

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Catastrophic Infrastructure Failure Releases Thousands of Fish – Could It Have Been Prevented?


After thousands of salmon escape into the Pacific caused by a catastrophic infrastructure failure, we take a look at how regular inspection and maintenance could have prevented an issue like this. Salmon Escape into the Pacific In August, near Cypress Island in Washington State – a massive pen collapsed at an aquaculture farm causing the… Read More »

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Norway Underwater Drone – Formed from Aquaculture


From the first sale into Norwegian aquaculture, Deep Trekker is the go-to Norway underwater drone and continues to build and refine tools for the industry. The Norwegian seas were where our underwater ROV first hit the water to inspect caged aquaculture farms. This very first unit, we still hold so dearly for bringing us into… Read More »


Fish Escapes – Preventing Unnecessary Aquaculture Loss


Norway aquaculture making use of an underwater drone (ROV) and other submerged technology to monitor stock and enclosures for integrity fish escapes. Fish farming is a big business.  In 2015, the industry churned out 106 million metric tons of aquatic animals worth about $163 billion, according to a report in July from the Food and… Read More »

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Mussel Farming – Simplifying the Farming Cycle


Simplifying the mussel farming process with portable underwater monitoring cameras such as Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) or surveillance cameras. Mussel farming is a mix of traditional shellfish farming and innovative and exciting aquaculture.  As the process from seeding to market can span 18-24 months, it is important that farmers have access to tools which will… Read More »


Underwater Surveillance Camera – The New DTPod

Aquaculture, Company Product and Event News

Deep Trekker is excited to announce the launch of our newest product line – the new underwater surveillance camera, the DTPod. For Monitoring submerged aquaculture infrastructure and stock. Today, we at Deep Trekker are pleased to announce our newest product line, the DTPod. This submersible surveillance camera is designed for both drop camera inspections and… Read More »

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Fish Farms – Reviewing the Rise of African Aquaculture


Examining emerging fish farms in Africa where aquaculture systems promote sustainable food sources for the future. A recent study by the World Food and Agriculture Organization indicates that the majority of the global workforce engaged in fisheries and aquaculture operations is concentrated in Asia. Not surprisingly, China’s rich history in farming fish allows them to… Read More »


Policing Regulations of the Aquaculture Industry and Cracking Down on Unlawful Fisheries


Deep Trekker™ Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) are becoming common practice in the Aquaculture industry to maintain the sites – enforcement officers use the same Deep Trekker underwater drones to regulate them. The aquaculture industry is something that Deep Trekker™ is quite familiar with. From humble beginnings, the ultimate aquaculture ROV has grown to meet the ever-developing needs… Read More »

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