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Nutrient Requirements and Feeding of Finfish for Aquaculture

Nutrient Requirements and Feeding of Finfish for Aquaculture

Edited by C Webster, Aquaculture Research Center, Kentucky State University, USA, C Lim, USDA-ARS, Fish Diseases and Parasites Research Laboratory, Auburn, Alabama, USA

February 2002 / Hardback / 448 Pages / 9780851995199 £120.00 / €160.00 / $230.00
With 10% online discount: £108.00 / €144.00 / $207.00
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Main Description

Good nutrition is fundamental to the success and sustainability of the aquaculture industry in terms of economics, fish health, high quality product production and minimizing environmental pollution. This book provides a unique, complete coverage of current information on nutrient requirements, feed formulations and feeding practices of commercially important aquaculture species cultured around the world. Each chapter contains detailed feeding information on specific species and is written by an expert nutritionist on that species. The book is of interest to those working professionally in the industry, graduate level students and researchers.

  • 1: Introduction to Fish Nutrition, C D Webster and C Lim
  • 2: Marine Fish
  • 3: European seabass, Dicentrachus labrax, S J Kaushik
  • 4: Asian seabass, Lates calcarifer, M Boonyaratpalin and K Williams
  • 5: Red sea bream, Pagrus major, S Koshio
  • 6: Gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata, W Koven
  • 7: Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, T Storebakken
  • 8: Atlantic halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, B Grisdale-Helland and S J Helland
  • 9: Japanese flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus, K Kikuchi and T Takeuchi
  • 10: North American flounders, H V Daniels and M L Gallagher
  • 11: Yellowtail, Seriola quinqueradiata, T Masumoto
  • 12: Red drum, Sciaenops ocellatus, D M Gatlin, III
  • 13: Southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii, B Glencross, C Carter, J Gunn, R van Barneveld, K Rough and S Clarke
  • 14: Milkfish, Chanos chanos, C Lim, I G Borlongan and F P Pascual
  • 15: Rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, R W Hardy
  • 16: Arctic char, Salvelinus alpinus, T A Dick and X Yang
  • 17: Percids, P B Brown and F T Barrows
  • 18: Coregonids, K Dabrowski, S Czesny and M Matusiewicz
  • 19: Common carp, Cyprinus carpio, T Takeuchi, S Satoh and V Kiron
  • 20: Indian major carps, H S Murthy
  • 21: Tilapia, Oreochromis spp., S Y Shiau
  • 22: Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, E H Robinson and M H Li
  • 23: Eel, Anguilla spp., S Satoh
  • 24: Hybrid striped bass, C D Webster
  • 25: Sturgeon, Acipenser spp., S S O Hung and D-F Deng
  • 26: Silver perch, Bidyanus bidyanus, G L Allan and S J Rowland
  • 27: Centrarchids: Largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides, J H Tidwell, S D Coyle and C D Webster
  • 28: Centrarchids: Hybrid bluegill, Lepomis cyanellus X L. macrochirus, C D Webster and J H Tidwell
  • 29: Brazilian species, D M Fracalossi
  • 30: Snakehead and Pangassius catfish, T Paripatananont
  • 31: Baitfish, R Lochmann and H Phillips"

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