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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

Reliance on fishmeal as a primary protein source is among the chief economic and environmental concerns in aquaculture today. Fishmeal-based feeds often require harvest from wild fish stocks, placing pressure on natural ecosystems and causing price instability. Alternative diet formulations without ...

Author(s)
Schmidt, V.; Amaral-Zettler, L.; Davidson, J.; Summerfelt, S.; Good, C.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2016, 82, 15, pp 4470-4481
Abstract

Protein derived from fishmeal is the most expensive ingredient in fish feeds. Any reduction and replacement of this ingredient by a less expensive protein source which will produce the same growth performances will contribute significantly to the reduction of fish production cost. Protein-rich U....

Author(s)
Shpigel, M.; Guttman, L.; Shauli, L.; Odintsov, V.; Ben-Ezra, D.; Harpaz, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2017, 481, pp 112-118
Abstract

The objective of this study was to compare the hydrolysates of fish meal (FM) and poultry by-product meal (PBM) upon in vitro simulation of the digestion process of the Pacific Bluefin tuna, Thunnus orientalis. Two grams of crude protein from each meal were hydrolyzed in triplicate for 60 min using ...

Author(s)
Castillo-Lopez, E.; Espinoza-Villegas, R. E.; Viana, M. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2016, 458, pp 187-194
Abstract

Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is a fast growing invasive aquatic plant often covers water bodies. It has been a problem worldwide. Fast-growing and rapidly expanding omnivorous tilapia is likely the suitable species for aquaculture. Since the fish farmers are adversely affected by high cost ...

Author(s)
Fouzi, M. N. M.; Deepani, M. L. A. N. R.
Publisher
Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Citation
Sri Lanka Veterinary Journal, 2018, 65, 1, pp 5-12
AbstractFull Text

The golden apple snail (GAS) was introduced in the Philippines in 1980s as food for human and farm animals and later turned into a destructive invasive species especially in rice fields. The feasibility of the golden apple snail as an alternative protein source has been tested for tilapia, shrimp...

Author(s)
Visca, M. D., Jr.; Palla, S. Q.
Publisher
Bioflux, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
AACL Bioflux, 2018, 11, 2, pp 533-542
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

In response to the limitation in the global supply of fish meal, the traditional protein source used in aquaculture feed, efforts have increasingly been focused on the use of alternative protein sources of plant origin. However, plant ingredients may cause growth retardation in aquaculture fish...

Author(s)
Murashita, K.; Fukada, H.; Takahashi, N.; Hosomi, N.; Matsunari, H.; Furuita, H.; Oku, H.; Yamamoto, T.
Publisher
Fisheries Research Agency, Kanagawa, Japan
Citation
Bulletin of Fisheries Research Agency, 2015, No.40, pp 69-74
AbstractFull Text

The efficiency of diets containing different levels of Spirulina platensis on the growth, survival and feed efficiency of African catfish Clarias gariepinus larvae was investigated on a 90-day feeding experiment. The study was carried out both in aquarium and tank conditions. The experimental...

Author(s)
Chavez, P. D. L. C. de; Bolivar, R. B.
Publisher
Bioflux, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
AACL Bioflux, 2018, 11, 2, pp 481-494
Abstract

Fish farming is faced with the challenge of high cost of feeds because of the cost of high quality protein needed for formulation of the feeds. Thus, there is urgent need for alternative protein sources. The effects of substituting freshwater shrimp meal (FWSM) with black soldier fly larvae meal...

Author(s)
Irungu, F. G.; Mutungi, C. M.; Faraj, A. K.; Affognon, H.; Kibet, N.; Tanga, C.; Ekesi, S.; Nakimbugwe, D.; Fiaboe, K. K. M.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 2018, 4, 1, pp 19-30

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