Microalgal culture and maintenance in marine hatcheries

Joseph, Shoji and Ajith Kumar, P B (2013) Microalgal culture and maintenance in marine hatcheries. [Teaching Resource]

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    Abstract

    Unicellular marine microalgae are widely used as food in the hatchery production of fish and shellfish. Molluscs like oysters, mussels and clams filter them from the seawater in all stages of life. Rotifers and brine shrimp also ingest algae, and these are then used as food for fish and prawn larvae. In hatchery systems algae are added to the larval rearing tanks to improve ‘quality’ of water as green water systems. The production of algae is very critical in successful hatchery management.

    Item Type: Teaching Resource
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Microalgal culture; maintenance; marine hatcheries
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Aquaculture > Hatchery
    Algae
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2014 04:21
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:56
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9714

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