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Objective. To determine the effect on larval growth and survival of Rhamdia quelen of diets containing different proportions of animal and plant protein supplemented with plankton. Materials and methods. Two experimental diets were formulated, Diet-1 with 70% vegetable protein (soybean meal) and...

Author(s)
Castañeda A., G.; Esquivel G., J.; Muelbert E., B.; Vásquez-Torres, W.; Machado F., D.
Publisher
University of Cordoba, Monteria, Colombia
Citation
Revista MVZ Cordoba, 2011, 16, 3, pp 2678-2685
Abstract

Maggot meal produced from maggots grown on a mixture of cattle blood and wheat bran was used in substituting fish meal in African catfish, Clarias gariepinus, diet. A feeding trial was carried out for a period of ten weeks to evaluate the growth and nutrient utilization of catfish juveniles using...

Author(s)
Aniebo, A. O.; Erondu, E. S.; Owen, O. J.
Publisher
Universidad de Oriente Press, Maturin, Venezuela
Citation
Revista Cientifica UDO Agricola, 2009, 9, 3, pp 666-671
Abstract

An experiment was conducted to examine effects of five levels of dietary protein (25, 27, 29, 31 y 33%) on performance by the gamitana, Colossoma macropomum Cuvier 1818. The parameters measured were weight gain (WG), food conversion (Fe), retained protein (RP), protein efficiency ratio (PER), and...

Author(s)
Gutiérrez, F. W.; Quispe, M.; Valenzuela, L.; Contreras, G.; Zaldívar, J.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista Peruana de Biología, 2010, 17, 2, pp 219-223
Abstract

In order to use the shrimp Macrobrachium jelskii as a protein source in food processing for fish, it was evaluated the appropriate period of crop and the growth of the shrimp in earthen ponds, using two diets and two stocking densities. The shrimps were collected in the Cañoanamo, Tucupita, Amacuro ...

Author(s)
Urbano, T.; Silva-A, A.; Medina, L.; Moreno, C.; Guevara, M.; Graziani, C.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agricolas (INIA), Maracay, Venezuela
Citation
Zootecnia Tropical, 2010, 28, 2, pp 163-172
Abstract

Utilization of plant protein sources in aquaculture have continued to produce more promising results towards alleviating high cost of feeding. This study examined the utilization of Leucaena leucocephala seed meal (LSM) for sustainable fish production. Six isonitrogenous; 40% crude protein diets...

Author(s)
Sotolu, A. O.; Faturoti, E. O.
Publisher
Universidad de Oriente Press, Maturin, Venezuela
Citation
Revista Cientifica UDO Agricola, 2009, 9, 4, pp 979-985

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