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Life Sciences - Ecology | Fish Nutrition in Aquaculture

Fish Nutrition in Aquaculture

Series: Aquaculture Series, Vol. 1

de Silva, S.S., Anderson, T.A.

1994, XX, 320 p.


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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.

Content Level » Research

Related subjects » Ecology - Food Science & Nutrition - Forestry

Table of contents 

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.

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