The use of algae in fish feeds as alternatives to fishmeal

Published on: 02/10/2014
Author/s : Eric C. Henry PhD, Research Scientist, Reed Mariculture Inc., USA

Fishmeal is very extensively used in feeds for fish as well as other animals. A recent global survey estimated aquaculture consumption of fishmeal at 3724 thousand tonnes in 2006 (Tacon and Metian 2008). Now it is becoming increasingly evident that such continued exploitation of this natural resource will ultimately become both environmentally and economically unsustainable. Any satisfactory alte...

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Iqbal Tunio Iqbal Tunio
February 10, 2014
obously unicellular green algae is easy to digetive to alternate of other chmical nutritions because in stage of larvae it is easly digestive. it is natural feed for fish larvae.
March 29, 2014
Nice job !
May 24, 2021
Good afternoon I am a marine biologist of chili and I work with edible algae, I would like to have a copy of their work related to the use of algae for food and when they come to chili they must warn me to take a tour all over the coast.
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