Aquaculture Nutrition

Author: Daniel L. Merrifield
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118897277
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Aquaculture Nutrition from the Author: Daniel L. Merrifield. Manipulation of the microbial gut content of farmed fishes and crustaceans can have a marked effect on their general health, growth, and quality. Expertly covering the science behind the use of prebiotics and probiotics this landmark book explains how the correct manipulation of the gut flora of farmed fishes and crustaceans can have a positive effect on their health, growth rates, feed utilization, and general wellbeing. Aquaculture Nutrition: Gut Health, Probiotics and Prebiotics provides a comprehensive overview of the current knowledge of the gut microbiomes of fish and their importance with respect to host-fish health and performance, providing in-depth, cutting-edge fundamental and applied information. Written by many of the world’s leading authorities and edited by Dr Daniel Merrifield and Professor Einar Ringø, this important book discusses in detail the common mechanisms for modulating microbiomes, particularly at the gut level (e.g. probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics). The book is a key resource for an understanding of the historical development of these products, their known mechanisms of action and their degree of efficacy as presently demonstrated in the literature. The fundamental material provided on the gut microbiota itself, and more broad aspects of microbe-live feed interactions, provide essential reading for researchers, academics and students in the areas of aquaculture nutrition, fish veterinary science, microbiology, aquaculture, fish biology and fisheries. Those involved in the development and formulation of aquaculture feeds and those with broader roles within the aquaculture industry will find a huge wealth of commercially-important information within the book’s covers. All libraries in universities and research establishments where biological sciences, nutrition and aquaculture are studied and taught, should have copies of this excellent book on their shelves.

Fish Nutrition In Aquaculture

Author: S.S. de Silva
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780412550300
Size: 57.71 MB
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Fish Nutrition In Aquaculture from the Author: S.S. de Silva. 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.

Aquaculture Nutrition

Author: Geoffrey Laurence Allan
ISBN: 9780734717719
Size: 51.49 MB
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Aquaculture Nutrition from the Author: Geoffrey Laurence Allan. "The ATSE Crawford Fund Aquaculture Nutrition Master Class was held at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, from 7-19 August 2006. The two week live-in intensive course for 27 invited participants from 10 South-East Asia and Pacific Island countries offered comprehensive training in all aspects of grow-out aquaculture nutrition."--P. 4.

Nutrition And Feeding Of Fish

Author: Tom Lovell
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780412077012
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Nutrition And Feeding Of Fish from the Author: Tom Lovell. Aquaculture is now recognized as a viable and profitable enterprise worldwide. 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. In many aquaculture operations today, feed accounts for more than one-half the variable operating cost. Therefore, knowledge of nutrition and practical feeding of fish is essential to successful aquaculture. This book is not written exclusively for scientists but also for students, practicing nutritionists, and aquaculturists. It covers the known nutrient requirements and deficiency effects for different fishes, and digestion and metabolism of nutrients and energy. It discusses nutrient sources and preparation of practical and research feeds. It gives directions for conducting fish nutrition and feeding experiments. Feeding practices for salmonids, channel catfish, tilapias, shrimps and hybrid striped bass are presented. Since the first edition of this book was printed, the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences has revised the nutrient requirements for fish. These revisions are in the present edition. Other additions to this revised edition are chapters on nutrition and fish health, and bioavailability of nutrients. Each original chapter has been meticulously revised and updated with new information. Aquaculture is a dynamic area and new technologies are being introduced continuously; therefore, some of the material discussed in this revised edition may become obsolete quickly. Nonetheless, the material presented has been thoughtfully selected and updated to make it of maximum use to persons whose interests range from general aquaculture to animal nutrition to feed manufacture.

Fish Nutrition

Author: John Halver
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323142966
Size: 71.74 MB
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Fish Nutrition from the Author: John Halver. Fish Nutrition aims to present the state of knowledge of basic and applied nutritional requirements of fishes. Most of the information found in this book involves salmonids, their nutrition, and metabolism of nutrients. This is in view of the fact that more research has been done and completed with this fish. Although applied fish nutrition is a very broad field, this book focuses on some of its aspects. These include the classes of nutrients and requirements for several types of fishes. This book comprises of 11 chapters. The first few chapters deal with the general nutrient requirements of fishes. Then, other chapters discuss calorie and energy as well as micro- and macronutrient needs and requirements. The following chapters deal with the non-nutrient components of the diet, or those that influence the characteristics of food products including texture, odor, flavor, and color. Other topics covered are enzymes and systems of intermediary metabolism (Chapter 6); feed formulation and evaluation (Chapter 7); and salmonid husbandry techniques (Chapter 9). Nutritional fish diseases are also discussed in this book. Some of these diseases include thyroid tumor, gill disease, anemia, lipoid liver degeneration, and visceral granuloma. In Chapter 11, the relationship of nutrition and pathology is given emphasis. This chapter also tackles the diet and general fish husbandry. This topic is very important, because an adequate diet for fish husbandry is the foundation of fish farming.

Aquaculture Nutrition And Biochemistry

Author: Jai Shankar Ojha
ISBN: 9788183210249
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Aquaculture Nutrition And Biochemistry from the Author: Jai Shankar Ojha. 1. Mechanisms Regulating the Growth and Reproduction in Crustaceans, 2. Feeding and Digestion in Post Larval Shrimps and Prawns, 3. Composition and Preparation of Feeds for Postlarval Shrimps and Prawns, 4. Microalgae for Aquaculture Nutrition, 5. Shellfree Artemia as an alternative feed for penaeid postlarvae (PL1 - PL14), 6. Directory of the Global Aquafeed Industry, 7. Glossary.