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Fish Nutrition in Aquaculture

Series: Chapman and Hall Aquaculture Series Volume: 1

By: SS De Silva and TA Anderson

344 pages, 4 b/w photos, 78 illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #43129 | ISBN: 041255030X
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About this book

This book discusses the present status of the aquafeed industry, and deals with new ideas on feed-cost saving, particularly in semi-intensive aquaculture. The potential problems relating to environmental pollution associated with feeds and feeding are also addressed.

This should be a frequently used reference for the practicing aquaculturist (whether a fish nutritionist or just someone interested in fish nutrition and feeding). - Fisheries; ...it will undoubtedly provide a popular reference text in university and college libraries. - Aquaculture; discusses the present status of the aquafeed industry and deals with new ideas on feed-cost saving, particularly in semi-intensive aquaculture. SPORE.


Contents

Aquaculture. Energetics. Metabolism. Digestion and absorption. Larval nutrition and growth. Broodstock nutrition. Diet preparation. Non-nutrient diet composition. Feeding of cultured finfish. The feed industry. Feeds, feeding and the environment. Methods used in studies on nutrition.

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