15. In-pond Raceways

  1. James H. Tidwell
  1. Michael P. Masser

Published Online: 23 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118250105.ch15

Aquaculture Production Systems

Aquaculture Production Systems

How to Cite

Masser, M. P. (2012) In-pond Raceways, in Aquaculture Production Systems (ed J. H. Tidwell), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118250105.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Kentucky State University, Division of Aquaculture Frankfort, Kentucky, USA

Author Information

  1. Texas Co-op Extension College Station, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813801261

Online ISBN: 9781118250105



  • in-pond raceways (IPR);
  • concept of IPR, simple;
  • flow-through systems;
  • in-pond raceway development;
  • IPR, and its components;
  • IPR airlift array;
  • stocking and feeding;
  • backup systems and disease treatments;
  • Auburn IPR;
  • IPRs, and economic feasibility


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Development of the in-pond raceway

  • Stocking and feeding

  • Backup systems and disease treatments

  • Comparison to other culture systems

  • Sustainability issues

  • Future trends

  • References