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Nutrition, Physiology and Metabolism of Crustaceans

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By: Elena Mante
160 pages, Figs, tabs
Nutrition, Physiology and Metabolism of Crustaceans
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  • Nutrition, Physiology and Metabolism of Crustaceans ISBN: 9781578082209 Hardback Dec 2003 Out of Print #137340
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Focuses on crustacean nutritional requirements, the factors that affect growth efficiencies and the physiological process controlling growth.

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Overview: food consumption and growth in crustaceans; amino acids and proteins; oxygen consumption; protein turnover. Effect of dietary protein on growth and protein turnover in juvenile shrimp "Litopenaeus vannamei": introduction; material and methods; results; discussion. Effect of dietary protein source on amino acide profiles of juvenile shrimp: introduction; methodology; discussion. Effect of ration level on food consumption, growth and protein synthesis in the shore crab "Carcinus maenas": introduction; material and methods; results; discussion. Effect of hypoxia on tissue-specific post-prandial changes in protein synthesis rates in the shore crab "Carcinus maenas": introduction; material and methods; results; discussion. Protein metabolism, protein turnover and amino acid metabolism in European lobster "Homarus gammarus": introduction; material and methods; results; discussion. General discussion: diet formulation, growth and protein metabolism of crustaceans; is there a low turnover in decapod crustacean?; the case of tropical shrimps and lobsters; protein synthesis and environmental stress; methodology; further areas of research.

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Out of Print
By: Elena Mante
160 pages, Figs, tabs
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