Live food organisms – Artemia Part II - Artemia cyst and biomass production

Pandian, S K (1987) Live food organisms – Artemia Part II - Artemia cyst and biomass production. In: Summer Institute in Recent Advances in Finfish and Shellfish Nutrition, 11 - 30 May 1987, Kochi.


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The brine shrimp, Artemia a crustacean which is naturally found in hypersaline waters throughout most of the world, has become the most important source of live-feed for the last twenty years. All its life stages such as cysts after decapsulation, freshly hatched nauplii, juveniles, preadults and adults, are used as live-feed according to the feed-size requirement of the predator. Artemia decapsulated cysts and freshly hatched nauplii form as ideal food for the larvae of cultured fish and crustaceans in their hatchery phase while juveniles, pre adults and adults form as suitable diet for prawn/fish juveniles in their nursery phase I

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Live food organisms; Artemia; Artemia cyst; biomass production
Subjects: Aquaculture > Live Feed Culture
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2010 09:28
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:30

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