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Tilapia is an unique fish in the inland fish production of Sri Lanka with maximum contribution coming reservoir fisheries catches. There is a possibility to enhance tilapia aquaculture further through other systems of aquaculture practices. However, feed cost is the highest operating cost in the ...

Author(s)
Ariyaratne, M. H. S.
Publisher
AQUAFISH Collaborative Research Support Program, Corvallis, USA
Citation
Better science, better fish, better life. Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture, Shanghai, China, 22-24 April 2011, 2011, pp 262-267
Abstract

One hundred and sixty-eight O. niloticus fingerlings, 4.39 g, 6.58 cm, were divided into 24 groups. Fish were fed on a basal control diet (T1) containing 27% CP while Denmark fish meal was used for supplementing T1 to obtain diet T2. Other test diets (T3-T8) were prepared by adding graded levels of ...

Author(s)
Khalil, F. F. M.
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Nutrition and Feeds, 1999, 2, 2, pp 99-109
Abstract

Palm kernel and soyabean cake were used to substitute a fish meal-based standard diet at 90, 70, 50, 30 or 0% inclusion levels, and fed to 18 groups of O. niloticus (10/tank) in two 18-week trials. Initial weights of fish used were 7.2-7.4 and 4.5-6.4 g, respectively. Growth performance and feed...

Author(s)
Adikwu, I. A.
Citation
Journal of African Zoology, 1997, 111, 2, pp 77-84
Abstract

Apparent digestibility coefficient (ADC) values for a number of ingredients of plant or animal origin were obtained in order to formulate diets based on such values and to evaluate growth performance of the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, fed on 4 experimental diets in which fish meal was...

Author(s)
Fontaínhas-Fernandes, A.; Gomes, E.; Reis-Henriques, M. A.; Coimbra, J.
Citation
Aquaculture International, 1999, 7, 1, pp 57-67