Here are studies that can provide a deeper understanding of aquaponics
Aquaponics Growing Fish and Plants Together – Colorado State
Recirculating Aquaculture Tank Production Systems: Aquaponics Integrating Fish and Plant Culture – Southern Regional Aquaculture Center study of University of the Virgin Islands
Update on Tilapia and Vegetable Production in the UVI Aquaponic System – James E. Rakocy, Donald S. Bailey, R. Charlie Shultz and Eric S. Thoman, University of the Virgin Islands
A Suspended Net-Pot, Non-Circulating Hydroponic Method for Commercial Production of Leafy, Romaine, and Semi-Head Lettuce – B. A. Kratky, Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Hawai’i, introduces a method growing hydroponically without aeration.
Small-Scale Lettuce Production with Hydroponics or Aquaponics – Harry Ako and Adam Baker, Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawai’i
On-Farm Food Safety: Aquaponics – Jim Hollyer, Clyde Tamaru, Allen Riggs, RuthEllen Klinger-Bowen, Robert Howerton, Darren Okimoto, Luisa Castro, Tetsuzan ‘Benny’ Ron, B. K. ‘Kai’ Fox, Vanessa Troegner, and Glenn Martinez, University of Hawai’i