Methods of culturing zooplankton

Muthu, M S (1982) Methods of culturing zooplankton. CMFRI special publication- Manual of Research Methods for Fish and Shellfish Nutrition (8). pp. 119-125.


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Successful hatchery production of the fry of fish and crustaceans for aquaculture purposes depends, among other things, on the availability of zooplanktonic organisms of appropriate size for feeding the larvae. Freshly hatched Artemia nauplii have been the popular larval feed used by scientists and aquaculturists for a long time. But the high cost of Artemia cysts has lead the' aquaculturists to search for other suitable zooplankters which could be easily cultured on a large scale.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: zooplankton; culture method
Subjects: Marine Biology > Zooplanktons
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 10:05
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:21

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