7. Ocean Cage Culture

  1. James H. Tidwell
  1. Richard Langan

Published Online: 23 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118250105.ch7

Aquaculture Production Systems

Aquaculture Production Systems

How to Cite

Langan, R. (2012) Ocean Cage Culture, in Aquaculture Production Systems (ed J. H. Tidwell), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118250105.ch7

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. University of New Hampshire Coastal and Ocean Technology Programs Durham, New Hampshire, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813801261

Online ISBN: 9781118250105



  • ocean cage culture;
  • context for open ocean farming;
  • open ocean site, characterization, selection;
  • for open ocean farming, technologies;
  • finfish species, in open ocean cages;
  • environmental considerations;
  • future prospects and challenges


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The context for open ocean farming

  • Characterization and selection of open ocean sites

  • Technologies for open ocean farming

  • Finfish species cultivated in open ocean cages

  • Environmental considerations

  • Future prospects and challenges

  • References