News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

digestion

Aquafeeds

Un vistazo a las enzimas proteasas en la nutrición de los crustáceos

La digestión de alimentos involucra enzimas digestivas para descomponer macromoléculas poliméricas y facilitar la absorción de nutrientes. La suplementación enzimática en los alimentos acuícolas es una alternativa importante para mejorar la calidad de los alimentos y la digestibilidad de sus 

Aquafeeds

A look at protease enzymes in crustacean nutrition

Food digestion involves digestive enzymes to break down polymeric macromolecules and facilitate nutrient absorption. Enzyme supplementation in aquafeeds is a major alternative to improve feed quality and nutrient digestibility, gut health, compensate digestive enzymes when needed, and may also improve 

Health & Welfare

Temperature affects feeding behavior of Pacific white shrimp

The authors evaluated the feed passage through the intestines of white shrimp under laboratory conditions. Feed consumption on feed trays was tested four times daily at different temperatures at an intensive culture farm.