Mineral requirements of finfish and shellfish

Ahamed Ali, S (1987) Mineral requirements of finfish and shellfish. In: Summer Institute in Recent Advances in Finfish and Shellfish Nutrition , 11-30 May 1987, Kochi.



In animal nutrition, while protein, lipid and carbohydrate are required in major quantities, vitamins and minerals are required in small quantities in the diet. Though minor in nature, the mineral nutrition i s not less important. Minerals are very essential because animals are not capable of synthesising them and should be supplied through external source. Many of the minerals are v i t a l for healthy growth of the animals and the- prolonged non- availability, either through diet or through environment, may cause irrecoverable deficiency disease.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mineral requirements; finfish; shellfish
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries > Fish Nutrition
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
ID Code:5039
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:20 Oct 2010 14:29
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