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Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest flume tank

23 May 2024



Plant & Food Research's Nelson site is home to Aotearoa New Zealand's largest flume tank, an innovative facility that allows scientists to test and develop new technologies in both simulated open ocean and controlled laboratory environments. In this week's podcast, Julie Blommaert sits down with fellow scientists Suzy Black and Louise Kregting to discuss the exciting research applications of the new flume tank. Their conversation covers a range of topics, including advancements in aquatic design, open ocean aquaculture, sustainable seafood capture, and harvesting technology. This episode is Julie’s third podcast with the Nelson team, her last interview being with Suzy on mobile aquaculture in February 2024. To view our full catalogue of podcasts including extra links on some podcasts please go to our Scigest pages:


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