Aquaculture Waste Incinerators

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.

Lifestock 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.

Our Aquaculture Incinerators can be used in the control and destruciton of Lepeophtheirus salmonis, or the common salmon louse. In many situations now the antibiotics and pesticides used are inneffective and have caused the waters to become toxic in many areas in Scotland and overseas. Procssing 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 that that there is an alternative to the £1bn a year the industry spendson trying to eradicate lice, and the viruses and diseases they bring.

Typical Waste Streams From Aquaculture

Waste Category




On-farm mortalities

- where no disease has been confirmed

- where controls have been applied because of the presence or suspected presence of notifiable disease

- as a result of jellyfish attack

- as a result of algal bloom

- as a result of adverse weather conditions

- due to a compulsory slaughter notice

Mortalities at the processor

- where the fish are dead on arrival

- show clinical signs of disease and are not processed

Processing waste

- where source is subject to disease controls (but fish show no clinical signs of disease)

- where source is not subject to controls

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 thier 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:

  • Animal Health in Scotland
  • Your local Divisional Veterinary Office in Northern Ireland

See also...

Marine/Ship Incinerators. 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

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