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Aquaculture Waste Incinerators

Our Aquaculture Waste Incinerators can prevent the spread of infectious diseases at fish farms & hatcheries. DEFRA Type approved.

Bio-hazards can be catastrophic in the fish farming and aquaculture industries. Incineration is still seen as the most reliable and cost effective solution to this ongoing problem.

Once you have commissioned an Inciner8 incinerator, any outbreaks or contaminations can be quickly spotted and dealt with using the incinerator at source.

Livestock therefore suffers less, while the livestock industry can work without the expensive, stressful, and restrictive disruptions caused by large-scale disease outbreaks and the quarantines levied with them.

High fat content can be an issue for some manufacturers due to their chamber construction, here at Inciner8 our resilient, solid monolithic cast refractory lining ensures that fats & oils naturally present in the fish/aquaculture waste do not penetrate the lining, this prevents cracking and the breakdown of typical brick lined units.

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Types of Aquaculture waste

  • Pond Systems

    When handled properly, ponds have a wealth of potential. Because they’re situated inland, or at least isolated from larger bodies of water, it’s relatively simple to send the waste water into side pools to be processed, or used as fertilizer.

    • Fish Waste
    • Hatchery Waste
    • Aquaculture Waste
    • Carcasses & Body Parts
  • Open Net Pens

    Fish farmers favor net pens because of their flexibility, versatility and scale. They’re able to succeed in whichever type of water body best suits the needs of their stocks. They’re designed to allow water to flow freely through, which helps farmers deal with waste.

    • Salmon Farms
    • Trout Farms
    • Lobster Farms
  • Submersible Net Pens

    An alternative to open net pens. Instead of floating on the surface, these are fully underwater. Since they’re beneath the surface, they’re also more remote than open pens. This shelters them from the elements, and makes it less likely that captive fish stocks will escape.

  • Recirculating Systems

    A closed circuit of pipes carries clean water to the tanks, while wastewater is pumped out of them, purified, and then recirculated. In the coming years, recirculating systems might become more common in the aquaculture industry.

Our Aquaculture Incinerators can be used in the control and destruction of Lepeophtheirus salmonis, or the common salmon louse. In many situations now the antibiotics and pesticides used are ineffective and have caused the waters to become toxic in many areas in Scotland and overseas. Processing the infected waste at source will keep the amount of infected animals in the water down and will increase bio-security. It will also ensure there is an alternative to the £1bn a year the industry spends on trying to eradicate lice, and the viruses and diseases they bring.


Typical Waste Streams From Aquaculture

On-farm mortalities

Mortalities at the processor

Processing waste

To incinerate fish carcasses and other aquaculture waste, including animal by-products Our robust DEFRA approved incinerators are built using the latest developments in thermal science and are seen as one of the most modern products in their sector.

All our incinerators are supplied fully serviced and ready to run, backed up by our 1 year warranty and global after sales support.

If you operate an on-site incinerator that only burns on-site fish mortalities and processing waste you must ensure the incinerator is approved by:

See also...

For any other kind of livestock or agricultural incinerator please take a look at our Animal Incinerator page.

For more information on any of our Fish/Aquaculture products

Sales support

Our friendly and knowledgeable sales team will assist you step by step through the processes, understanding your needs and specifying the optimal solution for your project or waste streams.

+44 (0) 1704 884020

Technical support

We've invested in our technical support & after-sales so you can now contact us in several ways. Once your request is received, our technical help team will assist with your query.

+44 (0) 1704 884020