Increased attention to nutrient digestibility and gut health are two important focus areas for technological development of manufactured feeds in the aquaculture industry. Both laboratory and field studies have demonstrated the potential benefits for aquaculture productivity and the economics of
Alexander van Halteren
Cholesterol is an essential nutrient for penaeid shrimp. Trials found that a digestibility enhancer based on natural emulsifiers was as effective as purified cholesterol in improving shrimp growth and feed conversion.