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methionine

Health & Welfare

Effect of dietary methionine on Pacific white shrimp juveniles  

This study tested five diets formulated with increasing levels of methionine (Met) and Met + cysteine (Cys) and their effect on growth performance of juvenile Pacific white shrimp stocked at 50, 75 or 100 animals/m2 in a green water system. 

Aquafeeds

Methionine hydroxy analog supplements low-fishmeal shrimp diets

In a study, the authors evaluated the performance of juvenile white shrimp grown at high density and fed diets with varying levels of methionine. Trends toward improvements in feed intake were observed for diets with reduced fishmeal and HMTBa supplementation.