Marine Microalgae: Culture and their Industrial Applications

Madhu, K and Madhu, Rema and Chandru, Suji and Vijayan, M T and Mohandas, M P (2018) Marine Microalgae: Culture and their Industrial Applications. In: Winter School on “Recent advances in bioactive compounds from marine organisms and development of high value products for health management, ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi.

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    Abstract

    Microalgae such as Chaetoceros gracilis, C. calcitrans, Chlorella salina, C. marina, Chromulina pleoides, Dunaliella tertiolecta, Isochrysis galbana, Nannochloropsis oculata, Pavlova lutheri, Skeletonema costatum, Tetraselmis chuii, Thalassiosira sp., are microscopic unicellular phytoplankton having size less than 10 μ, and have widely used in the aquaculture industry. The selection of these live feed organisms are based on many factors such as nutritional requirements of the cultured larvae, size of the mouth gape of larvae, development of the digestive tract of the cultured larvae, nutritional value and availability of the live feed and suitability for mass scale production. Though much efforts are been taken world-wide to supplement live feed totally or partially with artificial feeds, various studies pointed out that supply of suitable live feed organisms fortified with vitamins and fats are essential for the successful completion of the larval stages.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine Microalgae; Culture; Industrial Applications
    Subjects: Biochemistry > Bioactive compounds
    Biochemistry
    Algae
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2018 06:47
    Last Modified: 14 Sep 2018 06:47
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/13027

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