Fish Nutrition

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John E. Halver, Ronald W. Hardy
Elsevier, Apr 23, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 500 pages
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This third edition of Fish Nutrition is a comprehensive treatise on nutrient requirements and metabolism in major species of fish used in aquaculture or scientific experiments. It covers nutrients required and used in cold water, warm water, fresh water, and marine species for growth and reproduction. It also highlights basic physiology and biochemistry of the nutrients and applications of these principles to scientific and practical diet formulations and to manufacturing techniques for major species used worldwide in aquaculture.

*Nutrient requirements for dietary formulations for fish farming
*Digestive physiology
*Comparative nutritional requirements of different species
*Fish as unique animals for certain metabolic pathways
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Bioenergetics
1
Chapter 2 The Vitamins
61
Chapter 3 Amino Acids and Proteins
143
Chapter 4 The Lipids
181
Chapter 5 The Minerals
259
Chapter 6 Intermediary Metabolism
309
Chapter 7 Nutritional Physiology
367
Chapter 8 Nutritional Pathology
453
Chapter 10 Adventitious Toxins
601
Chapter 11 Special Feeds
651
Chapter 12 Nutrition and Fish Health
671
Chapter 13 Diet and Fish Husbandry
703
Chapter 14 Nutrient Flow and Retention
755
Appendix
771
Index
807
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Chapter 9 Diet Formulation and Manufacture
505

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