Improving Aquaculture Productivity - Safety with Dockside Elevator Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1996: $3,869.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $11,035.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maryland
Project Leader:


  • Animals: shellfish


  • Animal Production: general animal production

    Proposal summary:

    Richard Pels, will design, build, and test a simple, multi-purpose aquaculture dockside elevator system. One common problem in aquaculture operations is moving heavy equipment between the water and land. It is labor-intensive, arduous and can result in injuries.

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