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Abstract

This study examined the potential of using the freshwater shrimp, Caridina nilotica (CNM), and mung beans, Vigna radiata (VRM), to replace Rastrineobola argentea fishmeal (RAF) as the primary protein source in fish feeds in East Africa. Six diets with varying proportions of RAF, CNM, VRM and full...

Author(s)
Kubiriza, G. K.; Akol, A. M.; Arnason, J.; Sigurgeirsson, Ó.; Snorrason, S.; Tómasson, T.; Thorarensen, H.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture Nutrition, 2018, 24, 1, pp 94-101
Abstract

Aquaculture, an important source for animal protein utilizes a lot of fishmeal regarded as the best protein source in fish feeds. For making feeds, aquaculture sector alone consumed the equivalent of about 23.8 million metric tons (mmt) of fish or 87% of nonfood fish by 2006. By 2011, the non-food...

Author(s)
Egwui, P. C.; Mgbenka, B. O.; Ezeonyejiaku, C. D.
Publisher
Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Citation
Animal Research International, 2013, 10, 1, pp 1672-1680