anti-fouling agent
a paint used to protect ships or aquaculture cages from attaching organisms. Now regulated in aquaculture because of their build-up in fish tissues and replaced by biodegradable and less toxic products

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Anti-scaling agent — An anti scaling agent, also known as descaling agent, anti limestone, anti limescale, anti lime or anti scale are preparations to prevent the buildup or to remove limescale and fouling. Anti scaling agent agents usually contain acids such as… …   Wikipedia

  • Biofouling — on a helmet in a fishtank Biofouling or biological fouling is the undesirable accumulation of microorganisms, plants, algae, and/or animals on wetted structures …   Wikipedia

  • Paper cartridge — refers to one of various types of small arms ammunition used before the advent of the metallic cartridge. These cartridges consisted of a paper cylinder or cone containing the bullet, gunpowder, and, in some cases, a primer or a lubricating and… …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese White Dolphin — Taxobox name = Chinese White Dolphin status = DD image width = 250px image caption = status ref = [http://www.iucnredlist.org/search/details.php/20424/all] regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Cetacea familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Imposex — is a descriptive term applied to some sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks which, under the toxic effects of pollutants, develop sex organs that are in contrast to their actual gender.Imposex is a pathological condition where male sex… …   Wikipedia

  • Copper alloys in aquaculture — A copper alloy pen that has been deployed on a fish farm at depth of 14 feet for one year shows no signs of biofouling. Recently, copper alloys have become important netting materials in aquaculture (the farming of aquatic organisms including… …   Wikipedia

  • Mexel — Industries S.A. is a medium sized company based in Verberie (Oise), France. Founded in 1990 in order to develop solutions to treating the water used for cooling in industrial processes, the company is known for its patented biodegradable organic… …   Wikipedia

  • Water purification — This article is about large scale, municipal water purification. For portable/emergency water purification, see portable water purification. For industrial water purification, see deionized water. For distilled water, see distilled water. Water… …   Wikipedia

  • Paint — For other uses, see Paint (disambiguation). Paints redirects here. For the baseball team, see Chillicothe Paints. Dried green paint Paint is any liquid, liquefiable, or mastic composition which after application to a substrate in a thin layer is… …   Wikipedia

  • List of nanotechnology applications — Part of a series of articles on Nanotechnology …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”