Boosting tilapia performance
By Otavio S Castro, Global Species Manager Aquaculture, Phileo by Lesaffre, Singapore.
Dr Thiago FA Silva, Professor, Federal University of Parnaíba Delta – UFDPar, Parnaíba PI, Brazil.
Dr Fabiana Pilarski, Professor and Researcher, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Jaboticabal SP, Brazil.
Dr Gustavo Bozano, Director, PartnerFish & Aqualagus consulting, Ribeirão Preto SP, Brazil.
Physiological stress is one of the main contributing factors of disease outbreaks and reduced performances in the production of tilapia. Compared to the production of land animals, there are only a limited number of practical and cost effective disease treatment methods for aquaculture.Therefore, good stress management practices are an integral part of preventing disease outbreaks early on, while ...