In part 2 of this study, a seven-week fish feeding trial was conducted to study the influence of organic versus inorganic dietary selenium on Nile tilapia.
Delbert M. Gatlin
Part 1 of this study highlighted the importance of minerals in the diet of fish for meeting micronutrient requirements in the human diet.
One of the chief limitations for the tuna aquaculture industry is its primary dependence on diminishing wild fish to stock marine cages.
Studies indicate dietary arginine supplementation may constitute an effective means of increasing immunocompetency and disease resistance of fish.
Dietary nucleotide supplementation represents a potential means to enhance aquaculture efficiency and profitability, but gaps in current knowledge exist.
Policies to limit antibiotic use spurred interest in alternative strategies, such as dietary supplementation with immunostimulants and other compounds.
Dietary sulfur amino acids (methionine and cysteine) are required to support optimal growth, feed efficiency, and nutrient utilization in various fish.
Proper nutrition is crucial to maintain growth and health in farmed fish. A variety of dietary factors and nutritional strategies can be influential.
Knowledge of the fatty acid nutrition requirements in Pacific white shrimp, an economically important penaeid for shrimp farming in the Americas, is limited.