Subhash, S K and Lipton, A P and Paulraj, R (2004) Antibiotic exposure to minimize microbial load in live feed Isochrysis galbana used for larval rearing of Indian pearl oyster Pinctada fucata. Current Science, 87 (10). pp. 1339-1340.
Pearl oyster larvae are reared in static water in dense numbers and fed with large amounts of unicellular algae. The combination of high larval densities, debris from dead larvae and high loads of organic matter stimulates the selection and growth of opportunistic bacteria in larval tankslx2. High microbial load noted in the rearing water, tissue samples and in the micro algal feed, resulted in poor spat production of less than 3.0% in Pinctada fucata hatchery3.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Antibiotic exposure; microbial load; live feed; Isochrysis galbana; larval rearing; Indian pearl oyster; Pinctada fucata|
Aquaculture > Live Feed Culture
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Biotechnology
|Depositing User:||Arun Surendran|
|Date Deposited:||08 Nov 2010 09:14|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:36|
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