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In order to enhance aquaculture production, improve food security, and reduce the level of poverty in developing countries, a search for inexpensive and locally available feedstuffs is required. The present study surveyed selected potential feedstuffs with a specific focus on underutilized animal ...

Author(s)
Kassahun, A.; Waidbacher, H.; Zollitsch, W.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2012, 24, 6, pp Article 106
Abstract

Soybean coproducts are important protein sources in aquaculture because of their amino acid profile. Tilapia can be reared on soybean coproducts as the only source of dietary protein without compromising growth. This study estimated apparent digestibility coefficients for five soybean coproducts...

Author(s)
Vidal, L. V. O.; Xavier, T. O.; Moura, L. B. de; Graciano, T. S.; Martins, E. N.; Furuya, W. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture Nutrition, 2017, 23, 2, pp 228-235
Abstract

Aquaculture is part of the solution for meeting the growing world demand for food, mainly as an animal protein source. However, current yields are insufficient for aquaculture to play this crucial role. Growth-rate enhancement is one of the approaches that have been exploited in this regard. Also,...

Author(s)
Martinez, R.; Carpio, Y.; Morales, A.; Lugo, J. M.; Herrera, F.; Zaldívar, C.; Carrillo, O.; Arenal, A.; Pimentel, E.; Estrada, M. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2016, 452, pp 304-310
Abstract

To evaluate the effects of different protein sources on the growth of hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus × O. aureus), three growth trials were conducted. In the present study, four approximately isonitrogenous (24% crude protein) and isoenergetic diets were fed to triplicate groups of 9 fish...

Author(s)
Fall, J.; Tseng YiTheng; Ndong, D.; Sheen ShinShyn
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2011, 6, 21, pp 5024-5029
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrition and feeding.

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper reviews the major studies conducted to date concerning the dietary replacement of fish meal in compound diets for tilapia with alternative protein sources or fish meal replacers, including fishery and terrestrial animal byproducts, oilseed meals and byproducts, aquatic plants,...

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.; Tacon, A. G. J.
Citation
Cahiers Options Méditerranéennes, 1997, 22, pp 205-224

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