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Novel fish feed ingredient boosts tilapia growth, new study shows

Fish feeds containing little to no wild-caught fish combined with a novel feed ingredient has the potential to greatly increase the growth of farmed tilapia, finds a new study by WorldFish and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research ...

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Microbial biomass (Novacq™) stimulates feeding and improves the growth performance on extruded low to zero-fishmeal diets in tilapia (GIFT strain)

Worldwide tilapia production is rapidly growing and becoming increasingly reliant on the provision of cost-effective sustainable formulated feeds. In the paper, the authors assessed the capacity for various inclusion rates of the feed additive Novacq™ to ...

Type: Publication

The Current status of aquaculture and aquafeed production in Bangladesh

Over the last decade, dramatic increases in the production of a variety of species from commercial aquaculture systems and sharp increases in per capita fish consumption have occurred in Bangladesh. This transition has been made possible by widespread ...

Type: Publication

Value chain analysis of the aquaculture feed sector in Egypt

This study was carried out to evaluate the value chain performance of the aquaculture feed sector in Egypt, in terms of value addition, employment and profitability. The strengths and weaknesses of each link of the value chain were assessed and ...

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Effect of dietary protein to energy ratio on performance of nile tilapia and food web enhancement in semi-intensive pond aquaculture

When fish have only access to formulated feed, the optimal dietary protein to energy ratio (P:E) for tilapia ranges between 18 and 23 g.MJ-1. In pond culture, where natural foods complement administrated feed, increasing the carbon:nitrogen (C:N) ratio ...

Type: Publication

Growth and survival rate of three genetic groups fed 28% and 34% protein diets

The strain by nutrition interaction in body weight and survival rate was examined by testing three genetic groups (Selection and Control lines of the GIFT strain, and Red tilapia) at two levels of protein in the diet (28% and 34%). The GIFT strain of Nile ...

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Profitability and adoption of improved shrimp farming technologies in the aquatic agricultural systems of southwestern Bangladesh

This paper assesses factors influencing adoption of new shrimp aquaculture technologies within aquatic-agricultural farming systems in southwestern Bangladesh. The impacts of three new technologies were assessed: two Modified Traditional Technologies (MTT ...

Type: Publication

Value chain analysis of the Egyptian aquaculture feed industry

The commercial aquaculture feed industry in Egypt is growing at a rapid rate. As a result, the number of fish feed mills has increased from just 5 mills producing about 20,000 t per year in 1999, to over 60 mills with a current production estimate of 800 ...

Type: Publication

Producing tilapia feed locally: a low-cost option from small-scale farmers

Identifying locally available ingredients to formulate tilapia feed that is nutritious but cheaper than existing commercial feeds promises productivity, livelihood, health and environmental benefits, especially by enabling local feed manufacturers. ...

Type: Publication

Azolla pinnata as a dietary component for Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus.

Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus ) fingerlings were fed Azolla pinnata (Bangkok strain) in varying forms and states and at varying percentages in formulated feeds. A standardized 28 day assay was used. Fed on fresh Azolla alone, fingerlings lost 24-28% ...

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