Cholesterol requirements of juvenile Indian white prawn Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards

Chandge, M S and Paulraj, R (1997) Cholesterol requirements of juvenile Indian white prawn Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards. Journal of Aquaculture in Tropics, 12. pp. 227-237.

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Abstract

Cholesterol is an essential nutrient in the diet of juvenile P. indicus. Survival, growth FeR (Feed conversion ratio), PER (Protein efficiency ratio) and protein retention of juveniles were greally affected by cholesterol deficiency. The growth, FCR, PER and protein retention in the body were significantly improved on inclusion 01 0.5% cholesterol in the diet of prawn which resulted in more protein deposition in the body. Cholesterol requirement tor juvenile prawn seems to be 0.5% of the diet. No harmful effect was observed in the prawn on addi.tion of higher level (4%) cholesterol in its diet.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cholesterol; juvenile; Indian white prawn; Penaeus indicus
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Biochemical Study
Food and Feeding
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2011 09:47
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:43
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7380

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