Foods and feeding

Southgate, Paul C. (2012) Foods and feeding. In: Lucas, John S., and Southgate, Paul C., (eds.) Aquaculture: farming aquatic animals and plants. Wiley-Blackwell, West Sussex, UK, pp. 188-213.

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[Extract] Food is one of the major costs for aquaculture operations typically making up between 30% and 60% of the total operating budget, depending on the intensity of the operation. Clearly, the suitability of the food used, the efficiency with which it is utilised for growth by the culture animals, and the feeding practices used are major factors determining the profitability of an aquaculture operation.

Item ID: 25606
Item Type: Book Chapter (Later Edition)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-8858-6
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2013 23:40
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0704 Fisheries Sciences > 070401 Aquaculture @ 100%
SEO Codes: 83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8301 Fisheries - Aquaculture > 830104 Aquaculture Oysters @ 100%
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