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The effects of replacing fish meal with Caridina nilotica as a protein ingredient on growth performance, nutrient utilization, carcass, proximate composition and economic benefits in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) culture was evaluated. Replacement of the FM with C. nilotica was done at 25%,...

Author(s)
Mugo-Bundi, J.; Oyoo-Okoth, E.; Ngugi, C. C.; Manguya-Lusega, D.; Rasowo, J.; Chepkirui-Boit, V.; Opiyo, M.; Njiru, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture Research, 2015, 46, 2, pp 346-357
Abstract

This study evaluated the effect of dietary protein level on growth performance and haemato-immunological parameters of juvenile genetically improved farm tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, fed five iso-caloric diets of dietary protein levels 25-45%, formulated using white fish, casein, gelatine,...

Author(s)
Kpundeh, M. D.; Qiang Jun; He Jie; Yang Hong; Xu Pao
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Aquaculture International, 2015, 23, 5, pp 1189-1201
Abstract

This study was designed to determine whether L-carnitine supplementation is necessary in a tilapia diet containing low-fish meal and a high lipid level, which is beneficial economically and for the environment. The effects of dietary L-carnitine on the growth, body composition, blood traits and...

Author(s)
Yang ShuennDer; Wen YuChuan; Liou ChyngHwa; Liu FuGuang
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture Research, 2009, 40, 12, pp 1374-1382