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Food Intake in Fish

Food Intake in Fish

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The intake of food by fishes is an area of study that is of greatimportance to the applied sciences of fisheries and aquaculture fora number of reasons. For example a thorough knowledge of factorsinfluencing the ingestion of feed can lead to successfulmanipulation of the rearing environment of cultured fishes, therebyensuring improved growth performance and feed utilisation, anddecreasing the amount of waste (and consequent pollution) per unitof fish produced.


This important book, which has arisen out of a European UnionCOST programme, illustrates how insights into the biological andenvironmental factors that underlie the feeding responses of fishmay be used to address practical issues of feed management.


Food Intake in Fish contains carefully editedcontributions from internationally recognised scientists, providinga book that is an invaluable tool and reference to all thoseinvolved in aquaculture, especially those working in theaquaculture feed industry and scientific personnel in commercialand research aquaculture facilities. This book should also find aplace on the shelves of fish biologists and physiologists and as areference in libraries of universities, research establishments andaquaculture equipment companies.

The intake of food by fishes is an area of study that is of greatimportance to the applied sciences of fisheries and aquaculture fora number of reasons. For example a thorough knowledge of factorsinfluencing the ingestion of feed can lead to successfulmanipulation of the rearing environment of cultured fishes, therebyensuring improved growth performance and feed utilisation, anddecreasing the amount of waste (and consequent pollution) per unitof fish produced.


This important book, which has arisen out of a European UnionCOST programme, illustrates how insights into the biological andenvironmental factors that underlie the feeding responses of fishmay be used to address practical issues of feed management.


Food Intake in Fish contains carefully editedcontributions from internationally recognised scientists, providinga book that is an invaluable tool and reference to all thoseinvolved in aquaculture, especially those working in theaquaculture feed industry and scientific personnel in commercialand research aquaculture facilities. This book should also find aplace on the shelves of fish biologists and physiologists and as areference in libraries of universities, research establishments andaquaculture equipment companies.

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Publish date: Apr 15, 2008
Added to Scribd: Jun 17, 2013
Copyright:Traditional Copyright: All rights reservedISBN:9780470999509
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