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Andrew Moore

Health & Welfare

Fish, shrimp respond to pheromone-based feeding attractants

The chemical communicators pheromones can be used to induce increased feeding activity in a range of farmed species. Preliminary commercial testing with pheromone feeding stimulants sprayed onto the surface of water prior to feeding found better feed utilization in fish