Food intake, conversion and swimming activity in the air-breathing catfish Heteropneustes fossilis

Arunachalam, S and Vivekanandan, E and Pandian, T J (1976) Food intake, conversion and swimming activity in the air-breathing catfish Heteropneustes fossilis. Hydrobiologia, 51 (3). pp. 213-217.

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    Abstract

    Pandian & Vivekanandan (1976) and Vivekanandan ([976), who considered feeding rate and conversion efficiency estimates as parameters for assessing metabolic rates and efficiencies. observed that the obligatory airbreathing fish Opiliocepha/us slriatus, reared in aquaria containing different depths of water, swam longer or shorter distance to exhange atmospheric air; such a design of experiment permitted them to measure food intake. growth and sustained active metabolism on a long term basis.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Food intake; conversion; swimming activity; catfish; Heteropneustes fossilis
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Catfish
    Food Chemistry
    Food and Feeding
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2011 06:18
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:43
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7261

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