Rajagopalan, M and Vivekanandan, E (1996) Effect of food quality on food utilization of the olive ridley Lepidochelys olivacea. In: The Fourth Indian Fisheries Forum, Proceedings, 24-28 November, 1996, Kochi .
The olive ridley Lepidochelys olivacea hatchlings were offered 4 different types of food viz, white prawn, tilapia, green mussel and jellyfish. The feeding nte of the hatchlings ranged from 174.7 J/g/day in the group receiving jellyfish to 525.2 J/g/day in the group receiving green mussel. The rate and efficiency of conversion were maximum in the group receiving combination of all the 4 types of food (K2 = 24.78). The minimum maintenance, maintenance and optimum feeding ntes of the hatchlings were 175. 225 and 450 J/g/ day, respectively. The optimum feeding rate (450 J/g/day). was about 85% of the maximum feeding mte (525.2 J/g/day).
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||food quality; food utilization; olive ridley; Lepidochelys olivacea|
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