Testing the waters

(01/12/18)

AU - Petuna Aquaculture has set up environmental monitoring equipment in coastal waters between Stanley and Woolnorth to measure wave height, current speed, water temperature and salinity, part of the process of exploring the potential for salmon farming in the north west.

The Macquarie Harbour operation (pictured) on the west coast employs more than 50 workers, a local operation is expected to require similar numbers........................................

Currently, the company is looking at water temperature, salinity levels, current flows and wave height, all conditions that need to be factored into choosing a.....................................


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