Carbohydrate requirements of finfish and crustaceans

Kandasamy, D (1987) Carbohydrate requirements of finfish and crustaceans. In: Summer Institute in Recent Advances in Finfish and Shellfish Nutrition, 11-30 May 1987, Kochi.


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Nutrition supplies the raw materials for the maintenance of life. Some materials are used, for the formation of body tissues (anabolism) and some for the production of energy (catabolism). Foods may be classified as energy and growing foods carbohydrates (CHO), fats and proteins and non energy foods (Minerals, vitamins, water and oxygen). Nutrition of fish has received attention for many years. The nutritional value of a diet is measured by the presence of necessary elements and catalysts an abundant supply of the anxillary foods and a proper balance between the energy and growing foods, A proper balance between the energy and growth foods assures an adequate supply of both energy and raw materials for optimum anabolic activity which in addition to growth includes tissue repair, reproduction and the formation of essential body products.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Carbohydrate; finfish; crustaceans
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish Nutrition
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2010 08:56
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:30

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