Vijayagopal, P and Gopakumar, G and Vijayan, K K (2008) Empirical feed formulations for the marine ornamental fish, striped damsel, Dascyllus aruanus (Linne 1758) and their physical, chemical and nutritional evaluation. Aquaculture Research, 39 . pp. 1658-1665.
Formulated feeds containing a common ingredient mixture (CIM) consisting of ¢shmeal (anchovies), shrimp meal (Acetes), squid meal (Loligo) and soybean meal incorporated in ascending levels to obtain protein levels ranging from 180 to 560 g kg1(18.34%, 25.35%, 36.27%, 46.61% and 56.28%) and an energy level of 19MJ kg1 were fed to the marine ornamental ¢sh, striped damsel, Dascyllus aruanus o200mg and 200^300 mg in size for periods of 35 and 63 days. Theo200mg ¢sh accepted particleso0.5mm in size and showed maximumgrowth in terms of absolute growth rate (AGR), relative growth rate (RGR) and speci¢c growth rate (SGR) with the feed containing 380 g kg1 CIM having a protein content of 362 g kg1.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||three-striped damsel; humbug damsel; hatchery-reared Dascyllus aruanus; formulated feed; nutrition; colour retention|
|Subjects:||Fish and Fisheries > Fish Nutrition|
Aquaculture > Aquafeed
Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||28 Oct 2010 15:22|
|Last Modified:||28 Oct 2010 15:22|
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