Feeding strategies in the larval rearing of prawns

Thirunavukkarasu, A R (1987) Feeding strategies in the larval rearing of prawns. In: Summer Institute in Recent Advances in Finfish and Shellfish Nutrition , 11 - 30 May 1987, Kochi.



In the early life history of extremely fecund • fishes and shellfishes food and feeding is the most important factor. Availability adequate right kind of food in the growing environment is essential for the survival and growth of the larvae. Because of the complex life history of prawns with different larval stages and sub-stages and the process of metamorphosis requires lot of energy, identification of suitable feed and feeding techniques becomes very important in the larval rearing of prawns. In recent years significant achievements have been made in the development suitable diets and evolving feeding strategies in the prawn hatchery techniques worldwide.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Feeding strategies; larval rearing; prawns
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries > Fish Nutrition
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
ID Code:5058
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:20 Oct 2010 14:53
Last Modified:20 Oct 2010 14:53

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