Feeding Protocols

A Case Study on Feed Management to Improving Production and Economic Returns for the Semi-Intensive Pond Production of Litopenaeus vannamei

In order to improve production of shrimp under semi-intensive conditions and reduce waste outputs it is critical to optimize feed allowance and to develop appropriate feeding management plans

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Best practice protocol for aquaculture production of juvenile Arctic charr

This paper describes protocol for the production of juvenile charr, including nutrition requirements and the practice of feeding...Read More.

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Feeding Catfish in Commercial Ponds

Feed cost is the largest operating expense in catfish production, so fish should be fed a nutritious feed in a manner that results in fast growth and efficient feed conversion without degrading water quality...Read more  

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Feeding Ecology of an Abalone, Haliotis discus hannai, in Their Early Life Stages

An understanding of the abalone feeding ecology in the early life stages is considered important for the improvement of rearing techniques in abalone hatcheries. This article will review studies on the feeding ecology in the early life stages of H. discus hannai with a focus on the feeding transitions associated with the development of the digestive ability...Read more.    

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Feeding Tilapia in Intensive Recirculating Systems

Intensive recirculating tank culture can produce high yields on small plots of land with little water use. However, recirculating systems tend to be energy intensive and require high capital investments. Therefore, to make them profitable it is important to increase efficiency through feeding management...Read more.

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Lipid Enrichment of Eastern Oyster Broodstock Using Commercially Available Emulsions

There have been many laboratory-made lipid emulsions used to enrich larval finfish prey such as brine shrimp and rotifers, as well as bivalve broodstock, larvae and post set. However, these emulsions can be time consuming to prepare and often lack shelf life, requiring daily preparation. A few commercial lipid emulsions and powders are readily available at a reasonable cost from many aquaculture suppliers...Read More 

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Report of the FAO Workshop on the on-farm feeding and feed management in aquaculture

This document is a report on the FAO workshop that was convened in Manila, the Philippines, from 13–15 September 2010. It contains abstracts and corresponsing contact details for several manuscripts with feeding protocol information

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