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Nutrient requirements and feeding of finfish for aquaculture.

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This book contains articles on the nutrient requirements and feeding of finfish for aquaculture. Topics include the following: introduction to fish nutrition; marine fishes (European sea bass, Asian sea bass, red sea bream, gilt-head sea bream, Atlantic salmon, Atlantic halibut, Japanese flounder, North American flounder, yellowtail, red drum, southern bluefin tuna, and milkfish); and freshwater f...


Chapter 24 (Page no: 344)

Sturgeon, Acipenser spp.

The following chapter elaborates on the nutritional requirements of Acipenser spp., and discusses practical diets suited for the different stages of sturgeon development as well as feeding practices for sturgeon larvae and juveniles.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction to fish nutrition. Author(s): Webster, C. D. Lim, C.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 28) European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax. Author(s): Kaushik, S. J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 40) Asian sea bass, Lates calcarifer. Author(s): Boonyaratpalin, M. Williams, K.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 51) Red sea bream, Pagrus major. Author(s): Koshio, S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 64) Gilt-head sea bream, Sparus aurata. Author(s): Koven, W.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 79) Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar. Author(s): Storebakken, T.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 103) Atlantic halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus. Author(s): Grisdale-Helland, B. Helland, S. J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 113) Japanese flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus. Author(s): Kikuchi, K. Takeuchi, T.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 121) North American flounders. Author(s): Daniels, H. V. Gallagher, M. L.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 131) Yellowtail, Seriola quinqueradiata. Author(s): Masumoto, T.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 147) Red drum, Sciaenops ocellatus. Author(s): Gatlin, D. M., III
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 159) Southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii. Author(s): Glencross, B. Carter, C. Gunn, J. Barneveld, R. van Rough, K. Clarke, S.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 172) Milkfish, Chanos chanos. Author(s): Lim, C. Borlongan, I. G. Pascual, F. P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 184) Rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. Author(s): Hardy, R. W.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 203) Arctic char, Salvelinus alpinus. Author(s): Dick, T. A. Yang, X.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 219) Percids. Author(s): Brown, P. B. Barrows, F. T.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 230) Coregonids. Author(s): Dabrowski, K. Czesny, S. Matusiewicz, M.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 245) Common carp, Cyprinus carpio. Author(s): Takeuchi, T. Satoh, S. Kiron, V.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 262) Indian major carps. Author(s): Murthy, H. S.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 273) Tilapia, Oreochromis spp. Author(s): Shiau ShiYen
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 293) Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Author(s): Robinson, E. H. Li, M. H.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 319) Eel, Anguilla spp. Author(s): Satoh, S.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 327) Hybrid striped bass. Author(s): Webster, C. D.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 358) Silver perch, Bidyanus bidyanus. Author(s): Allan, G. L. Rowland, S. J.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 374) Centrarchids: largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides. Author(s): Tidwell, J. H. Coyle, S. D. Webster, C. D.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 381) Centrarchids: hybrid bluegill (Lepomis cyanellus × Lepomis macrochirus). Author(s): Webster, C. D. Tidwell, J. H.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 388) Brazilian species. Author(s): Fracalossi, D. M.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 396) Snakehead and Pangasius catfish. Author(s): Paripatananont, T.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 402) Baitfish. Author(s): Lochmann, R. Phillips, H.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Animal Science, University of California, One Shield Ave., Davis, CA 95616, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2002
  • ISBN
  • 0851995195
  • Record Number
  • 20023021736