Mathavan, S and Vivekanandan, E and Pandian, T J (1976) Food utilization in the fish Tilapia mossambica fed on plant and animal foods. Helgolander wiss. Meeresunters, 28 . pp. 66-70.
Only a few publications are available concerning food utilization in herbivorous fishes (see PANDIAN, 1975). MENZEL (1959) found that angelfish Holacanthus bermudi? nsis, fed on epizoan-free filamentous algae, failed to deposit protein ; he concluded that, though the utilized algae were sufficient to meet the metabolic energy requirements, the animal matter ingested intentionally or accidentally by the angelfish was essential to insure "true growth" (GERKING, 1952).
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Food utilization; Tilapia mossambica;n plant food; animal food|
|Subjects:||Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology|
Food and Feeding
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||03 Feb 2011 11:51|
|Last Modified:||03 Feb 2011 11:51|
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