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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

This study investigated the effects of dietary protein source and feeding regime (apparent satiation and rationed) on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, fatty acid (FA) profile, and fillet quality traits in rainbow trout. A stock of 1200 juvenile trout (mean weight 114.6±0.2 g) were...

Author(s)
Gai, F.; Peiretti, P. G.; Brugiapaglia, A.; Gasco, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 2016, 47, 4, pp 496-507
Abstract

BACKGROUND: Diet implementation with insect meal has aroused increased attention in aquaculture considering the advantages of this new protein source. The effect of Hermetia illucens meal (HI) inclusion in diets on rainbow trout physical-chemical and sensory properties was evaluated. Three diets...

Author(s)
Borgogno, M.; Dinnella, C.; Iaconisi, V.; Fusi, R.; Scarpaleggia, C.; Schiavone, A.; Monteleone, E.; Gasco, L.; Parisi, G.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2017, 97, 10, pp 3402-3411
Abstract

Insect protein meals are considered as a promising alternative feedstuff in aquafeeds, but until now the effects induced by its dietary inclusion on histological features, gut mucin composition and oxidative stress in fish are still not assessed. In the present study, we describe these effects...

Author(s)
Elia, A. C.; Capucchio, M. T.; Caldaroni, B.; Magara, G.; Dörr, A. J. M.; Biasato, I.; Biasibetti, E.; Righetti, M.; Pastorino, P.; Prearo, M.; Gai, F.; Schiavone, A.; Gasco, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2018, 496, pp 50-57

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