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Nutrition and Feeding of Fish

Edited By: Tom Lovell

224 pages, Illus

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1998 | Edition: 2 | #93281 | ISBN: 0412077019
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NHBS Price: £314.00 $395/€369 approx

About this book

As aquaculture technology has evolved, the push toward higher yields and faster growth has involved the enhancement or replacement of natural foods with prepared diets. This book covers nutrient requirements and deficiency effects for differant fishes, as well as metabolism, digestion, nutrient sources and the preparation of practical and research feeds.


Contents

Concept of feeding fish; the nutrients; digestion and metabolism; non-nutrient diet components; nutrient requirements; feed formation and processing; fish feeding and nutrition experiments; practical feeding-channel catfish; practical feeding-shrimp; practical feeding-salmon and trout; practical feeding tilapias; practical feeding-eel; practical feeding-yellow tail; practical feeding-sea bream; feeding larval fishes; feeds for ornamental fishes. Appendix: feed ingredient.

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