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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

Algae are the chief primary producers in the aquatic environment. Thus, they supply proteins carbohydrates and mineral salts to the primary consumers and consequently sustain many fishes of commercial interest. Despite algae being a good source of food for some fishes, some cyanobacteria are of low ...

Author(s)
Nweze, N. O.
Publisher
Department of Zoology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Citation
Animal Research International, 2009, 6, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Catfish, 189 g, were added to ponds (525 m2) stocked with 230 hand-sexed, male tilapia, 163 g, at 0.04, 0.10 and 0.15 catfish/m2. In each pond, 2 female tilapia were introduced, creating a sexing error of <1%. Each pond was supplied with cottonseed oilmeal 2.5 kg/day for 6 days every week throughout the 125-day experiment (daily mean feeding rate R = 41 kg/ha). Average annual net pond production per treatment (ranging between...

Author(s)
Middendorp, A. J.
Citation
Aquaculture Research, 1995, 26, 10, pp 739-747
Abstract

Feeding trials were conducted in floating cages in Lake Bosomtwi in April and May of 1985. Two different diets containing animal and plant protein sources, respectively, were tested on fingerlings of Tilapia discolor. Diet A contained fish meal, brewery waste and maize bran. In diet B, the fish...

Author(s)
Oduro-Boateng, F.
Publisher
Pudoc, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Aquaculture research in the Africa region. Proceedings of the African seminar on aquaculture organised by the International Foundation for Science (IFS), Stockholm, Sweden, held in Kisumu, Kenya, 7-11 October 1985, 1986, pp 115-122

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