Aquaculture is a growing industry. A vital component of the subject is feeding the organisms under cultivation. This book provides a thorough review of the scientific basis and applied aspects of fish nutrition in a user-friendly format. It will be of great use to individuals working or training in the industry, and to fish feed manufacturing personnel.
Preface. Series foreword. Aquaculture. Energetics. Metabolism. Digestion and absorption. Larval nutrition and growth. Broodstock nutrition. Diet preparation. Non-nutrient diet components. Feeding of cultured finfish. The feed industry. Feeds, feeding and the environment. Methods used in studies on nutrition. References. Index.