Live feed research for larviculture of marine finfish and shellfish

Gopakumar, G and Madhu, K and Jayasankar, Reeta and Madhu, Rema and Kizhakudan, Joe K and Josileen, Jose and Ignatius, Boby and Vijayagopal, P and Joseph, Shoji and Mohamed, Gulshad and Varghese, Molly (2008) Live feed research for larviculture of marine finfish and shellfish. Marine Fisheries Information Service T&E Ser. (197). pp. 1-6.


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The major expansion of marine finfish and crustacean aquaculture since 1980s around the world can be attributed to the development of standard techniques for mass production of live feed. Even though most farmed marine animals are either carnivorous or omnivorous from their post-larval stage, microalgae are required for larval nutrition during a brief period either for direct consumption or indirectly as food for live prey fed to small larvae.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Live feed; larviculture; finfish and shellfish
Subjects: Aquaculture > Hatchery
Aquaculture > Live Feed Culture
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2010 12:03
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:23

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