Survival and growth of captive reared juvenile seahorse (Hippocampus kuda) fed live feeds and fishmeal

Thangaraj, M and Lipton, A P (2008) Survival and growth of captive reared juvenile seahorse (Hippocampus kuda) fed live feeds and fishmeal. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture , 60 (3). pp. 185-189.

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Abstract

Pond and aquarium keeping of seahorse (Hippocampus kuda) is challenging because of their feeding habits. Although seahorse is a purely active predator, we successfully raised laboratoryproduced young on inert feed and evaluated the effects of readily-available cost-effective food items on their growth and survival

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Survival; growth; juvenile seahorse; Hippocampus kuda; live feed; fishmeal
Subjects:Aquaculture > Live Feed Culture
Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:7648
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:22 Feb 2011 10:11
Last Modified:22 Feb 2011 10:11

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