Growth of juvenile shrimp Metapenaeus monoceros fed with squid and mussel

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dc.contributor.author Achuthankutty, C.T.
dc.contributor.author Nair, S.R.S.
dc.contributor.author Krishnakumari, L.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-06T09:30:30Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-06T09:30:30Z
dc.date.issued 1993
dc.identifier.citation Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, Vol.22(4); 283-286p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2736
dc.description.abstract Small juveniles of both sexes and females of large juveniles of Metapenaeus monoceros attained faster growth with squid diet. Males of large juveniles registered better growth with mussel diet. No significant difference was observed in moult weights between diets within the size class, but weight increment per moult showed significant difference with diets in small juveniles. Faecal output in both size classes was more in those fed mussel, suggesting low conversion efficiency. Fatty acid composition showed variations between the feeds. Present results showed that an appropriate of squid meat in formulated feeds would enhance growth of penaeid shrimps
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher NISCAIR, New Delhi
dc.rights Copyright [1993]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.subject marine crustaceans
dc.subject juveniles
dc.subject growth
dc.subject feeding
dc.subject Metapenaeus monoceros
dc.title Growth of juvenile shrimp Metapenaeus monoceros fed with squid and mussel
dc.type Journal Article


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