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Article published the April 14, 2008:

The Benefits of Fish Meal in Aquaculture Diets

Fishmeal is recognized by nutritionists as a high-quality, very digestible feed ingredient that is favored for addition to the diet of most farm animals, especially fish and shrimp. Fishmeal carries large quant...
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Article published the April 7, 2008:

Mycotoxins, an overlooked threat in shrimp farming!

BackgroundMost of the problems currently confronting the shrimp farming industry are related to the widespread occurrence of disease, e.g. parasitic infestation, or bacterial and viral infections. These disease...
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Pedro Encarnacao
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Article published the March 18, 2008:

Natural Growth Promoters, a sustainable solution to improve gut health and performance in aquaculture species

Feed transformation into biomass gain it’s a process that starts in the digestive system of the animal. As such, its health status and its functionality correlate directly with the economic results of the far...
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Article published the March 17, 2008:

Vibrio Infections of Fish

Vibrio infections usually occur in fish from marine and estuarine environments, and have been reported throughout the world. Occasionally, vibriosis is reported in freshwater fish. The disease can cause signifi...
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Article published the March 6, 2008:

The Concept of Ideal Protein in Formulation of Aquaculture Feeds

Aquaculture feeds characteristically contain a higher percent of protein than feeds used in agriculture for poultry, swine, and beef. A typical commercial production diet formulated for tilapia or catfish conta...
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Article published the February 13, 2008:

The Use of Potassium Permanganate in Fish Ponds

Potassium permanganate, KMnO4 , is a chemical oxidizing agent that will react with any organic matter in a pond including algae, bacteria, fish, particulate and dissolved organic, and organic bottom sediments. ...
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Article published the January 29, 2008:

Fish Nutrition: a review

For many years water quality has been the most important limitation to fish production. Advances in life support technology have been substantial in recent years, and nutrition is increasingly regarded a key li...
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Article published the January 28, 2008:

Aquaculture Health Management: Fungal Diseases of Fish

Fungi are a group of organisms called heterotrophs that require living or dead matter for growth and reproduction. Unlike plants, they are incapable of manufacturing their own nutrients by photosynthesis. Fungi...
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Article published the January 24, 2008:

What Are Nutrient-Dense Fish Feeds and Their Importance in Aquaculture?

Dietary nutrient-density refers to the amount or proportion of a particular nutrient in relation to the total amount of nutrients contained in the diet. Commonly, a nutrient-dense diet refers to being rich in p...
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Article published the January 22, 2008:

Molds in Fish Feeds and Aflatoxicosis

Aflatoxicosis and AflatoxinsAflatoxicosis is a disease that can affect many species of fish, and results when feed contaminated with aflatoxins is eaten by the fish (Ashley, 1970). Aflatoxins are chemicals prod...
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