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Fish nutrition / edited by John E. Halver and Ronald W. Hardy.

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Subject: Fishes > Feeding and feeds.
Fishes > Nutrition.
Poissons > Alimentation.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780080494920
  • ISBN: 0080494927
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 824 pages) : illustrations
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: San Diego, California : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier Science, [2002]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Bioenergetics / Dominique P. Bureau, Sadasivam J. Kaushik and C. Young Cho -- The vitamins / John E. Halver -- Amino acids and proteins / Robert P. Wilson -- The lipids / John R. Sargent, Douglas R. Tocher and J. Gordon Bell -- The minerals / Santosh P. Lall -- Intermediary metabolism / Konrad Dabrowski and Helga Guderley -- Nutritional physiology / Michael B. Rust -- Nutritional pathology / Ronald J. Roberts -- Diet formulation and manufacture / Ronald W. Hardy and Frederick T. Barrows -- Adventitious toxins / Jerry D. Hendricks -- Special feeds / George M. Pigott and Barbee W. Tucker -- Nutrition and fish health / Delbert M. Gatlin III -- Diet and fish husbandry / Richard T. Lovell -- Nutrient flow and retention / John E. Halver, Ronald W. Hardy.
Summary: 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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