-Cuban Gar Aquaculture Experiments: Feeding Video–

-In preparation for our upcoming aquaculture experiments using Cuban gars (Atractosteus tristoechus) to evaluate sustainable feed, different filtration systems, and various water quality parameters, we had to condition the fish to a variety of feed types.  Here you can see a brief video* of the Cuban gars which have been conditioned to take pellet feed (in this case New Life Spectrum fish food).

The group has very recently been moved to the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources & Environment Fish Lab where we will begin our sustainable feed experiments in the near future.  It is relatively easy to train a large group of fish as opposed to an individual fish since they tend to “learn” from each other!–

*select “HD” for highest quality video

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