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Aquaculture nutrition : gut health, probiotics, and prebiotics / edited by Daniel Merrifield and Einar Ringo.

Merrifield, Daniel, 1983- (Added Author). Ringø, Einar, 1950- (Added Author).
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Subject: Fishes > Digestive organs.
Fishes > Health.
Fishes > Nutrition.
Marine animals > Digestive organs.
Marine animals > Health.
Marine animals > Nutrition.
Aquaculture.
Fishes.
Digestive System > microbiology.
Shellfish.
Probiotics.
Prebiotics.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781118897270
  • ISBN: 1118897277
  • ISBN: 9781118897287
  • ISBN: 1118897285
  • ISBN: 9781118897263
  • ISBN: 1118897269
  • ISBN: 0470672714
  • ISBN: 9780470672716
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The gastrointestinal tract of fish -- Immune defences of teleost fish -- Gastrointestinal pathogenesis aquatic animals -- The gut microbiota of fish -- Methodological approaches used to assess fish gastrointestinal communities -- Indigenous lactic acid bacteria in fish and crustaceans -- Probiotics and prebiotics : concepts, definitions and history -- Probiotic modulation of the gut microbiota of fish -- Probiotic applications in cold water fish species -- Probiotic applications in temperate and warm water fish species -- Probiotic applications in crustaceans -- Can probiotic affect reproductive processes of aquatic animals? -- Issues with industrial probiotic scale-up -- Prebiotics in finfish : an update -- Prebiotic applications in shellfish -- Live feeds : mibrobial assemblages, probiotics and prebiotics.
Summary: Manipulation of the microbial gut content of farmed fishes and crustaceans can have a marked effect on their general health, growth, and quality. Expertly covering the science behind the use of prebiotics and probiotics this landmark book explains how the correct manipulation of the gut flora of farmed fishes and crustaceans can have a positive effect on their health, growth rates, feed utilization, and general wellbeing. Aquaculture Nutrition: Gut Health, Probiotics and Prebiotics provides a comprehensive overview of the current knowledge of the gut microbiomes of fish and their importance.
Source of Description Note: Print version record and CIP data.
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