Dietary utilization of selected vegetable proteins by mullet, Liza macrolepis

Easterson, D C V and Kandasamy, D and Paulraj, R (1989) Dietary utilization of selected vegetable proteins by mullet, Liza macrolepis. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 36 (1). pp. 65-73.


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 Seven feeds having 40%fat free protein from each one of the sources viz.coconut kernel oil cake, sesame . seed oil cake, ground-nut oil uke, horse-gram, field-bean, bengal-gram and casein fortified with phenylalanine, argenine and cystine were formulated. Casein was taken as the standard protein. Carbohydrate content was kept at not less than 35%while lipid (Cod liver oil) content was maintained at 5%vitamin mixture and mineral mixture (USPXIV) were at 2%level and Lambda varieties at 5%level was used as the binder. Aftcr feeding Liza mncrolepis of 1.8 to 3.8 g (live weight with the experimental diets once a day for 15 days to satation, the performance of the diets towards eight conversion indices were ranked. The ranking of the vegetable proteins in the descending order of performance is as follows: coconut,'bengal-gram, ground-nut, field-bean, sesame seed and horse-gram.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: mullet; Liza macrolepis
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Pelagic Fishes
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
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Date Deposited: 13 May 2010 12:45
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:07

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