Effect of different diets on the ultrastructure of hepatocytes of Chanos chanos fry (Chanidae: Teleostei): An electron microscopic and morphometric analysis
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The hepatocytes of milkfish fry offered different artificial diets (carbohydrate-, lipid-, protein-oriented) and live food (Artemia spp., Brachionus plicatilis) differ considerably both qualitatively and quantitatively as was shown by means of transmission electron microscopy and planimeter. Food deprivation, too, resulted in ultrastructural alterations of milkfish fry hepatocytes. Thus, this cell type might be used as an indicator of quality and quantity of food in teleosts.
Contribution No. 131 of the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department.
Suggested CitationStorch, V., Stählin, W., & Juario, J. V. (1983). Effect of different diets on the ultrastructure of hepatocytes of Chanos chanos fry (Chanidae: Teleostei): An electron microscopic and morphometric analysis.
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