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The fast growth of the aquaculture sector worldwide increases the demand for aquafeeds. Since the production of conventional protein sources like fish meal is stagnating due to fully exploited fish stocks, far-reaching sustainable adaptions of production techniques as well as new alternative ...

Author(s)
Tschirner, M.; Kloas, W.
Publisher
Oekom Verlag, München, Germany
Citation
GAIA, 2017, 26, 4, pp 332-340
Abstract

Scientific research has examined the possibility of replacing fishmeal with alternative protein sources in feed for fish. The literature indicates that insects are an eco-friendly nutrient-rich alternative to fishmeal. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of including insects in ...

Author(s)
Bruni, L.; Pastorelli, R.; Viti, C.; Gasco, L.; Parisi, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2018, 487, pp 56-63
Abstract

A feeding trial was designed to examine the potential of yellow mealworm, Tenebrio molitor, as a locally available renewable protein source in juvenile mandarin fish feed. Triplicate groups of fish (Initial mean body weight±S E.; 20.8±0.05 g) were assigned to each of four isonitrogenous (50%) and...

Author(s)
Sankian, Z.; Khosravi, S.; Kim YiOh; Lee SangMin
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2018, 496, pp 79-87
Abstract

Besides fishmeal, soybean protein is the most common protein source in aquafeed. However, the sustainability of soybean production is criticized. Due to the rapid development of aquaculture, the increasing demand for high value feed proteins has initiated research into alternative and more...

Author(s)
Dietz, C.; Liebert, F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Aquaculture Reports, 2018, 12, pp 43-48
Abstract

European awareness of the potential use of insects as a protein source for animal feed has grown rapidly in recent years. Interest has been driven by heavy European reliance on crop protein imports for feed, challenges associated with the increasing global demand for animal protein, and the...

Author(s)
Fitches, E. C.; Smith, R.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Edible insects in sustainable food systems, 2018, pp 421-433
Abstract

The perception of key players in the fish farming sector towards the use of insects is important for their acceptance to adopt insects as an alternative protein source to the expensive fish meal. Perception was established through a cross-sectional study of 208 fish farmers and 71 fish feed traders ...

Author(s)
Ssepuuya, G.; Sebatta, C.; Sikahwa, E.; Fuuna, P.; Sengendo, M.; Mugisha, J.; Fiaboe, K. K. M.; Nakimbugwe, D.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 2019, 5, 2, pp 107-116
Abstract

The present study tested a partial substitution of fish meal (FM) with increasing levels of full-fat Tenebrio molitor larvae meal (TM) in diets for rainbow trout (115.6±14.0 g initial body weight) on body morphological and marketable characteristics, and on fillets physical and chemical traits....

Author(s)
Iaconisi, V.; Bonelli, A.; Pupino, R.; Gai, F.; Parisi, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2018, 484, pp 197-204
Abstract

The cost of compound feed is a constraint in intensive fish and poultry farming, contributing 60-80% of the total production costs, 70% of which is due to fish and soy meal used as protein source. This review presents the extent to which insects have been utilised as an alternative protein source...

Author(s)
Ssepuuya, G.; Namulawa, V.; Mbabazi, D.; Mugerwa, S.; Fuuna, P.; Nampijja, Z.; Ekesi, S.; Fiaboe, K. K. M.; Nakimbugwe, D.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 2017, 3, 4, pp 289-302
Abstract

The rapid expansion of the aquaculture industry with carnivorous fish such as salmon has been accompanied by an equally rapid development in alternative feed ingredients. This has outpaced the ability of prevailing authentication method to trace the diet and origins of salmon products at the retail ...

Author(s)
Wang, Y. V.; Wan, A. H. L.; Lock, E. J.; Andersen, N.; Winter-Schuh, C.; Larsen, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Chemistry, 2018, 256, pp 380-389
Abstract

Owing to an increasing world population and a rising demand in protein for food and feed, alternative protein sources are needed. In addition, existing food and protein supplies such as wild and farmed fish need to be secured. Insects and more specifically the black soldier fly (BSF; Hermetia...

Author(s)
Rumpold, B. A.; Speckmann, H.; Schlüter, O.; Kloas, W.; Prochnow, A.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 2018, 4, 1, pp 5-18

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