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: 76.57 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: 46.37 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.

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.

Nutrition And Feeding Of Fish

Author: Tom Lovell
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1475711743
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Nutrition And Feeding Of Fish from the Author: Tom Lovell. Aquaculture is more than a science in its infancy; it is now recognized as a viable and profitable enterprise worldwide. It will continue to grow and supply an increasingly larger percentage of fishery products consumed because the oceans are inadequately managed and their yield is unpredictable. Supply, price, and quality can be controlled more effectively when fish are cultured under managed conditions, like corn in a field. As aquaculture technology has evolved, there has been a trend toward higher yields and faster growth which has necessitated enhancing or replacing natural foods with prepared diets. In many aquaculture operations today, feed accounts for over half of the vari able operating cost. Feeding fish in their aqueous environment takes on dimensions beyond those considered in fee ding land animals; the nutrient requirements, feeding practices, and feeding environment are unique for fish. Knowledge on nutrition and practical feeding of fish is essential to successful aquaculture. This book is intended to be helpful to students, scientists, practic ing nutritionists, and aquaculturists. It covers the known nutrient requirements and deficiency effects for various fishes. It discusses nu trient sources and preparation of research and practical feeds. It gives direction for designing and conducting fish nutrition and feeding ex periments. Feeding practices for several commercially important fishes representing diverse culture systems (coldwater fish, warm water fish, crustaceans, pond cultures, and highly artificial cultures) are presented. One book, of course, cannot be all-encompassing in the area of fish nutrition and feeding.

Fish Oil Replacement And Alternative Lipid Sources In Aquaculture Feeds

Author: Giovanni M. Turchini
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439808634
Size: 18.14 MB
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Fish Oil Replacement And Alternative Lipid Sources In Aquaculture Feeds from the Author: Giovanni M. Turchini. Experts are predicting that demand for marine fish oil will soon outstrip supply, creating extreme urgency within the global aquafeed industry to find viable alternatives. Fish Oil Replacement and Alternative Lipid Sources in Aquaculture Feeds is the first comprehensive review of this multifaceted, complex issue. It also addresses the crucial questions about whether or not the industry will be able to meet increasing worldwide demand for fisheries products. The First & Only Book Specifically Addressing this Issue With contributions from more than 30 international experts, the book provides a global perspective on the production, rationale, and use of fish oils, vegetable oils, and animal fats in relation to the aquaculture and aquafeed industries. After a detailed discussion on alternative lipid sources, the book discusses groundbreaking research on the use of these lipid sources as fish oil substitutes, as well as their potential advantages and challenges for use in aquafeeds. Written by Leading Scientists & Industry Authorities Rounding out its solid coverage, the book then explores the important physiological effects of various lipid sources and their components on growth, lipid metabolism, health, and postharvest qualities of the farmed fish. Both timely and pertinent, Fish Oil Replacement and Alternative Lipid Sources in Aquaculture Feeds is the most authoritative and comprehensive review on the substitution of fish oil in aquaculture feeds addressing the issues, science, and future directions of using sustainable alternatives.