Fatty acid profiles of spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus) phyllosoma fed enriched Artemia

Chakraborty, Kajal and Chakraborty, Rekha D and Radhakrishnan, E V and Vijayan, K K (2010) Fatty acid profiles of spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus) phyllosoma fed enriched Artemia. Aquaculture Research, 41. pp. 393-403.


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Three di¡erent life stages of spiny lobster larvae (phyllosoma) of Panulirus homarus were fed A1-Selco- enriched Artemia in two culture treatments, one with the microalgae Nannochloropsis salina (green water) and the other without the microalgae (clear water) to assess the ability to manipulate their fatty acid composition. Phyllosoma fed with 3-h A1- Selco-enriched Artemia salina attained Stage VIII (5.3mm) and StageV (3.4mm) in 42 days in the green and clear water treatments respectively. The higher content of the essential fatty acids in N. salina (eicosapentaenoic acid, 25.8%; arachidonic acid, 9.5%; and docosahexaenoic acid, 4.2%) in the green water system increased the fatty acid content of the live food Artemia, and ultimately the phyllosoma.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: phyllosoma; fatty acids; Nannochloropsis salina; Panulirus homarus
Subjects: Biochemistry
Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
Crustacean Fisheries > Artemia
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Biotechnology
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Biotechnology
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2010 08:45
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:34
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/5808

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