Productivity of Aquaculture Facility Utilization

양식장 이용에 따른 생산성에 관한 연구

  • Eh, Youn-Yang (Division of Business Administration, Pukyong National University)
  • Received : 2014.09.10
  • Accepted : 2014.09.22
  • Published : 2014.09.30


Fish stocking is important element of land-based aquaculture management. To maintain constant stocking rate considering biological and economic condition is a convenient strategy in intensive aquaculture. This study is aimed to analyze the effect of over-stocking(more than aquaculture capacity) for certain periods of time. This study make the mathematical decision making model that finds the value of decision variable to minimize cost that sums up the water pool usage cost and sorting cost under critical standing corp constraint. The proposed mathematical decision making model was applied to 12 sample combination of sorting cost and the number of fish on the Oliver flounder culture farms. If a immature fish can be sold for high price than farming cost, restricted over-stocking resulted in a improvement of economic performance. When extensive comparable biological and market data become available, analysis model can be widely applied to yield more accurate results.


Aquaculture management;Over-stocking;Productivity analysis;Land based aquaculture system;Allocation problem


Supported by : 부경대학교


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