Nutrition and feeds
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Milkfish culture is gradually shifting from the traditional extensive aquaculture system, where in the fish depends mainly on natural food for growth, to semi=intensive or intensive culture systems in which additional inputs such as formulated diets are used to increase fish production (Chen, 1981). This paper reviews present information on digestive organs and enzymes, food and feeding habits of the age groups, digestibility of feedstuffs, and nutrient requirements for milkfish.
Santiago, C. B. (1986). Nutrition and feeds. In C.-S. Lee, M. S. Gordon, & W. O. Watanabe (Eds.), Aquaculture of milkfish (Chanos chanos): state of the art (pp. 181-207). Waimanalo, Hawaii: Oceanic Institute.
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