Digestive physiology

Hemambika, M and Paulraj, R (2007) Digestive physiology. In: Physiology of Marine Shrimp Fenneropenaeus indicus. Diwan, A D and Mohan Joseph, M,(eds.) Narendra Publishing House, Delhi, pp. 93-127.

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Abstract

The efficacy of a feed in promoting maximum growth in shrimps depends not only on its nutritive profile, but also on the animals inherent ability to consume, digest, absorb and metabolise the nutrients which the feed contains. Thus, an understanding of the digestive system and its digestive enzyme complement is extremely important in diet formulation, especially in balancing nutrients and to impose restrictions on use of those nutrients and additives, which may inhibit or alter the digestive processes, and advise optimal use of those nutrients and additives which would assist in achieving improved digestive efficiency

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Digestive physiology
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries > Fish physiology
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
ID Code:7931
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:05 Mar 2011 10:16
Last Modified:18 Aug 2011 15:59

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