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.


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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
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2010 08:59
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:30
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/5039

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