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Purpose: This study performs an exploratory comparative evaluation of various animal and vegetable protein and lipid sources, used as feed in the aquaculture industry. The ingredients studied include fishmeal (FM) and fish oil (FO) from fisheries by-products, meal and fat by-products from poultry...

Author(s)
Silva, C. B.; Valente, L. M. P.; Matos, E.; Brandão, M.; Neto, B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 2018, 23, 5, pp 995-1017
Abstract

A growth trial was conducted with the aim of developing a practical, environmentally sustainable and cost-effective plant-protein-based diet for Senegalese sole juveniles without compromising growth or protein deposition. A reference diet contained fish meal as the main protein source (F45,...

Author(s)
Silva, J. M. G.; Espe, M.; Conceição, L. E. C.; Dias, J.; Valente, L. M. P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Aquaculture, 2009, 296, 3/4, pp 309-317
Abstract

To be able to study nutrient requirement and utilization in any species, a diet supporting normal feed intake and growth equally well as a traditional fish meal-based diet is needed. Additionally the formulation of the diet should allow low levels of the nutrient under study. When studying the...

Author(s)
Silva, J. M. G.; Espe, M.; Conceição, L. E. C.; Dias, J.; Costas, B.; Valente, L. M. P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture Research, 2010, 41, 9, pp e20-e30
Abstract

A study was conducted with Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) to determine the apparent digestibility coefficients (ADCs) of protein, phosphorus and energy in practical feed ingredients. The digestible energy (DE) content was also evaluated. Test ingredients were anchovy fishmeal,...

Author(s)
Dias, J.; Yúfera, M.; Valente, L. M. P.; Rema, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2010, 302, 1/2, pp 94-99