Dietary Supplements for the Health and Quality of Cultured Fish

May 2007
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  • Published
    21st May 2007
  • ISBN 9781845931995
  • Language English
  • Pages 244 pp.
  • Size 6.875" x 9.75"

This book addresses current information on the effects of micronutrients and other efficacious substances from plants, animals and bacteria, with regard to quality and health of cultured fish. Each chapter contains tables, figures and is packed with many new references to help expand your knowledge of various aspects of fish culture technology. With fisheries' scientists and students in mind, this book serves as a useful manual for your field of research.

Quality and health of cultured fish
Evaluation of quality of cultured fish
Fish health assessment
Essential nutrients
Amino acids, peptides
Natural substances
Terrestrial plants
Plant saponins
Future strategies
Economics and food safety

Heisuke Nakagawa

Heisuke Nakagawa is at the Biomass Research & Development Center National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO), Japan.

Minoru Sato

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Delbert M. Gatlin III

Delbert M. Gatlin III, Ph.D studied Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University before undertaking a PhD at Mississippi State University in Nutrition and Biochemistry. Following research roles at Mississippi State University and an Associate Professorship at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Gatlin returned to Texas A&M University, in addition to being an Associate Senior Scientist at the Aquaculture Protein Centre of Norway. Gatlin retains the role of Regents Professor at Texas A&M currently in the Department of Ecology and Conservation Biology. He is a member of the American Fisheries Society, American Society for Nutrition, and World Aquaculture Society.