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About this book
About this book
Good nutrition is fundamental to the success and sustainability of the aquaculture industry in terms of economics, fish health, high quality product production and minimizing environmental pollution. This book provides a unique, complete coverage of current information on nutrient requirements, feed formulations and feeding practices of commercially important aquaculture species cultured around the world. Each chapter contains detailed feeding information on specific species and is written by an expert nutritionist on that species. The book is of interest to those working professionally in the industry, graduate level students and researchers.
Basic principles of nutrition and feeding; Africa and Asian Catfish, Arctic Charr, Asian Seabass, Atlantic salmon; Australian species; baitfish, bluegil, channel catfish, common carp; eel, European (black) seabass, Japanese flounder, milkfish; other carps; plaice, rainbow trout, red drum, red sea bream; snakehead and pangassius catfish, sturgeon, tilapia; walleye, yellow perch, yellowtail.
"Practitioners of aquaculture from around the world, and researchers in a range of biological sciences compile the currently available information on the nutrition, feeds, and feeding practices of various fish species of economic importance in regional and/or global aquaculture industries. After an introduction to fish nutrition in general, each of 29 chapters focuses on a particular marine or freshwater species, describing the requirements of proteins and amino acids, energy, lipids and fatty acids, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals; practical diet formulations; and feeding practices."--SciTech Book News