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Nutrition and Feeding of Fish and Crustaceans


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General: Introduction. Terminology and Methodology.- The Nutritional Basis for Aquatic Animals: Feeding behaviour and regulation of ingestion. Digestive physiology and nutrient digestibility in fishes. Energetic nutrition. Protein nutrition. Lipid nutrtion.- Glucide nutrition: importance and limits of glucide supplies. Vitamin nutrition. Mineral nutrition. Carotenoids and pigmentation.- Specific Study of Fish and Crustacean Larvae: Ontogeny, development and digestive physiology of fish larvae. Feeding of fish larvae with live prey. Inert food for fish larvae. Digestive physiology of prawns. Nutrition and feeding of penaeid prawn larvae. Nutrition and feeding of prawns in intensive and extensive culture.- Feeding of Fish: Applications: Basic constituents and additives used in fish foods. Anti-nutrtional factors. Formulation of foods for aquaculture. Food manufacture. Practicalities of feeding fish.- Appendices.- Glossary.- Index.- List of Authors.

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