Project #3: 1985 - 1990
Company Name: Florida Brine Shrimp, Inc.
Owned by: Mariculture Technologies, Inc.
This marine farm was constructed on Tavernier Key, The Florida Keys. The project was located on two acres with Florida Bay frontage. Source of sea water was from shallow wells.
The goal of this project was to develop highly intensive methods for the RAS production of live brine shrimp (Artemia). Commercial product sales included live brine shrimp, marine ornamental specimens, live rock, custom marine aquariums, and commercial marine aquarium displays which were located in seafood restaurants and sea life parks throughout the entire Florida Keys. The building structure was a standard hoop design green house with concrete floor. Total enclosed area was 4,000 square feet.