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The search for alternative protein sources in fish diets is necessary because of the wide variation in the price and availability of some traditional protein ingredients. An experiment lasting 45 days was conducted in a water recirculation system of juvenile Nile tilapia (initial weight of 16.2±0.1 ...

Author(s)
Azevedo, K. S. P.; Santos, M. C.; Chung, S.; Bicudo, A. J. A.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Nova Odessa, Brazil
Citation
Boletim de Indústria Animal, 2017, 74, 2, pp 79-85
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The search for alternative foods that can replace fishmeal in commercial diets formulation is constant, especially those that have a good amino acid profile and digestibility coefficient. The worm meal seems to be a good protein source in substitution, even partial, of fish meal in diets for ...

Author(s)
Bittarello, A. C.; Fries, E. M.; Finkler, J. K.; Sividanes, V. P.; Feiden, A.; Boscolo, W. R.; Signor, A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal da Grande Dourados (UFGD), Dourados, Brazil
Citation
Revista Agrarian, 2013, 6, 21, pp 326-332
Abstract

This study was conducted to evaluate the performance of Nile tilapia, cultured in net pens, and fed diets containing 27.0 (control), 25.2, 24.3, and 22.7% digestible protein. Crystalline amino acids (L-lysine, DL-methionine and L-threonine) were added to maintain amino acid levels according to the...

Author(s)
Botaro, D.; Furuya, W. M.; Silva, L. C. R.; Santos, L. D. dos; Silva, T. S. de C.; Santos, V. G. dos
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2007, 36, 3, pp 517-525