SSRAA RFP Port Asumcion

Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association, (SSRAA), is soliciting bids from interested parties to conduct rearing operations for the spring of 2018 at its Port Asumcion rearing site. This is a new project that will become operational in late January or early February of 2018. The site will be comprised of five 40’X40’ net pens and a 24’X50’ barge for fish food and equipment storage. The barge will have a structure utilized for dry storage and temporary quarters for visiting SSRAA employees whom will be conducting periodic site visits. Approximately eight (8) million chum fry and 400,000 coho smolt will be reared and released in 2018. The project dates will run annually from approximately mid-January through mid-May or approximately 120 days. Based on environmental conditions and rearing performance, the dates of operations could vary slightly year to year. Length of work day will typically vary from between 6-10 hours/day. SSRAA’s proposal form is attached and all proposals must be submitted by no later than 4:00 pm December 1st, 2017. You can find more information here, if you have any questions, please contact Bret Hiatt at 907-228-4393 or breth@ssraa.org

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