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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

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
AbstractFull Text

This study was conducted at Moi University, Kenya, to investigate the effect of fish diets on growth, chemical composition and organoleptic quality of farmed Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), and compared with wild tilapia from Lake Victoria. Fish were grown for six months in triplicates using...

Author(s)
Muchiri, M. N.; Nanua, J. N.; Liti, D.
Publisher
Net Journals, Surulere, Nigeria
Citation
Net Journal of Agricultural Science, 2015, 3, 2, pp 56-61
Abstract

This study was conducted to determine the effects of dietary protein level on growth performance, body composition, hematological indexes and hepatic non-specific immune indexes of juvenile Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Fish meal, soybean meal, cottonseed meal, rapeseed meal, casein and...

Author(s)
Yang Hong; Xu QiQun; Yue YiRong; Zhu JingLin; Xiao Wei; Li DaYu; Zou ZhiYing
Publisher
Chinese Association of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Beijing, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Animal Nutrition, 2012, 24, 12, pp 2384-2392
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

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