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Floating Upweller System (FLUPSY)

"FLUPSY" is an acronym for "FLoating UPweller SYstem." As its name implies, a FLUPSY is an upweller that is floating in a body of water.
The reason shellfish aquaculturists use welling is to provide an intensive, controlled nursery system that force-feeds nutrient-rich water to the infant shellfish. This allows them to grow more quickly, have a higher survival rate, and conditions them to be always in a "want to eat" mode. In general, enhancing the grow-out abilities of shellfish reduces the time needed by the animals to reach market size - and that is a benefit to the grower's business.
The technical details for the construction of a large commercial FLUPSY are available with us. If you are interested in using this system to increase the efficiency of your operation, contact us.

For more information about how FLUPSYs work, please read these articles by Don Bishop:
   "What's up? FLUPSYs"
   "Commercial FLUPSY - it works"

Or find out about a ready-to-purchase dock/raft version,



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