Nutrition and feeding aspects in nursery rearing of marine finfishes

Xavier, Biji and Balla, Vamsi and Sadhu, Narasimhulu and Padmajarani, S (2022) Nutrition and feeding aspects in nursery rearing of marine finfishes. In: Training Manual on nursery rearing of Indian pompano in Recirculating Aquaculture System. CMFRI Training Manual Series (28). ICAR- Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Visakhapatnam, pp. 52-59.

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    Aquaculture gained its importance as fastest growing food production industry in the world. This sector has provided more fish for human consumption than capture fisheries and it is estimated that by 2030, the major source of fish production for human nutrition will be from aquaculture. The awareness about the fish as a part of healthy diet is well accepted by the majority of the population. Fish and fish products are excellent source of high quality protein. In addition to protein, fish contains all essential amino acids, long chain omega-3 fatty acids, all essential minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, Zinc, Iron, selenium, iodide; vitamins such as Vitamin A, B and D. More over fish proteins are easily digestible with highest digestibility coefficient of 100. Fish protein with only slight difference among groups, possess high nutrition value similar to that of meat proteins and slightly lower than that of egg.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Nursery rearing; marine finfishes; nutrition; feed
    Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish Nutrition
    Fish and Fisheries > Finfish
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2023 08:28
    Last Modified: 03 Jan 2024 05:49

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