Metabolic adaptations of the young ones of Sea bass Lates calcarifer (Bloch) with special reference to energy utilization

Sreelatha, S L (1993) Metabolic adaptations of the young ones of Sea bass Lates calcarifer (Bloch) with special reference to energy utilization. ["eprint_fieldopt_thesis_type_phd" not defined] thesis, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute. Submitted to Cochin University of Science and Technology.

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    Abstract

    An understanding of biotic and abiotic factors which affect the metabolic rate, growth and survival of fishes can be applied to the practices of fishery management and this can also be used as a means of assessing the responses of the fishes to environmental conditions. In culture practices there is a possibility of reducing the energy costs to a minimum and achieving food conversion to an optimum level. This can be carried out through an understanding of environmental and biological factors which affect the metabolic rate, with a view to reduce the demands on the system thereby increasing the rate of production. The rate of metabolism is directly or indirectly influenced by biotic (activity, weight, sex, age, oxygen debt, condition, starvation and diet) and abiotic factors (temperature, salinity, oxygen, carbondioxide, ammonia, pH, photoperiod, season and pressure) and among them ambient oxygen, temperature and activity exert the greatest influence on metabolism.

    Item Type: Thesis (["eprint_fieldopt_thesis_type_phd" not defined])
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Metabolic adaptations; Sea bass; Lates calcarifer; energy utilization
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Seabass
    Theses
    Demersal Fishes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2010 09:45
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:39
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/6727

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