A preliminary physical and economic description of a pacific salmon hatchery in southern Chile

The Southern Ocean Salmon project under study by ICLARM and under consideration by Chile has a major element a solmon hatchery tentatively located on the Salto Chico in southern Chile. This discussion, in the form of a progress paper, describe the physical concept on which this hatchery is based and develops a preliminary economic analysis for its operation. This analysis is , of course, very preliminary in nature although much of the cost information is taken frmo recent detailed studies of salmon enhancement in Washington State and Alaska.


Combs, E.R., Mayo, R.D., Nash, C.E. (1978)
p. 425-430. In: J.W. Avault, Jr (ed.) Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Meeting of the World Mariculture Society, 3-6 Jan 1978, Atlanta, Georgia