Efficacy of fermented vegetable discards as a dietary ingredient for shrimp feed

Sajitha, S (2010) Efficacy of fermented vegetable discards as a dietary ingredient for shrimp feed. PhD thesis, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute. Submitted to Central Institute of Fisheries Education.

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Abstract

Gonoproktopterus curmuca (Hamilton - Buchanan), commonly known as red-tailed barb or "kooral" / "chundan" belonging to the Family Cyprinidae is an endemic fish in rivers originating from southern part of the biodiversity hotspot- the Western Ghats. The species is potential candidate for aquaculture in the region. Juveniles of G. curmuca enjoys a good market as an attractive ornamental fish, both in India and abroad. This species is categorized as "endangered" based on latest IUCN criteria, due to restricted distribution, loss of habitat, over exploitation, destructive fishing practices and trade for aquarium keeping (Anon., 1998).

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor(s):Joseph, Imelda
Uncontrolled Keywords:Efficacy; fermented vegetable discards; dietary ingredient; shrimp feed; fish feed; nutrition
Subjects:Theses
Marine Fisheries > Feed
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
ID Code:8915
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:13 Mar 2012 11:34
Last Modified:22 Mar 2012 09:50

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