Physiology of digestion in fishes and shellfishes

Diwan, A D (1998) Physiology of digestion in fishes and shellfishes. Manual. Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai.


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Some fish feed on plants, some on animals and a third group derives ijs protein, carbohydrate, fats, vijamins and minerals from both plant and animal sources. Some fishes live on blood and tissue fluid of other fishes (eg. Petromyzon). Some fishes feed on plankton during part of their life and some throughou1 life. Others feed on weeds. Many other feed on zooplankton and also on other larger animals like annelid worms, snail. mussel, clams, crustaceans, insect, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Even human beings are found in the stomach.

Item Type: Monograph (Manual)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Physiology; digestion; fishes; shellfishes
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish physiology
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2011 11:59
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:46

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