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Potassium diformate does not affect shrimp growth, survival

Dong-Fang Deng, Ph.D. Zhi Yong Ju, Ph.D. Warren G. Dominy, Ph.D. Peter J. Bechtel, Ph.D. Scott Smiley, Ph.D.

Nutrient digestibility reduced In the growth trial, shrimp were cultured in this system with flow-through water. Potassium diformate (PDF) is a conjugated salt that has been used as a non-antibiotic feed additive to promote the growth of livestock. However, very limited studies have been documented in aquatic species, and its effectiveness is contradictory. A previous study…

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  • Dong-Fang Deng, Ph.D.

    Dong-Fang Deng, Ph.D.

    Aquatic Feeds and Nutrition Department
    Oceanic Institute
    Waimanalo, Hawaii 96795 USA

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  • Zhi Yong Ju, Ph.D.

    Zhi Yong Ju, Ph.D.

    Aquatic Feeds and Nutrition Department
    Oceanic Institute
    Waimanalo, Hawaii 96795 USA

  • Warren G. Dominy, Ph.D.

    Warren G. Dominy, Ph.D.

    Aquatic Feeds and Nutrition Department
    Oceanic Institute
    Waimanalo, Hawaii 96795 USA

  • Peter J. Bechtel, Ph.D.

    Peter J. Bechtel, Ph.D.

    U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
    Subarctic Agricultural Research Unit
    Fishery Industrial Technology Center
    Kodiak, Alaska, USA

  • Scott Smiley, Ph.D.

    Scott Smiley, Ph.D.

    Fishery Industrial Technology Center
    School of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences
    University of Alaska
    Kodiak, Alaska, USA