The effect of Brachionus plicatilis grown on three different species of phytoplankton on the ultrastructure of the hepatocytes of Chanos chanos (Forskål) fry.
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The effect of the rotifer, Brachionus plicatilis, grown on unialgal cultures of Isochrysis galbana, Tetraselmis sp. and Chlorella sp. on the hepatocytes of milkfish fry was evaluated by electron microscopy. Rotifers grown on the three different species of phytoplankton brought about different ultrastructural features in milkfish fry hepatocytes. Best results were obtained from fry reared on Isochrysis-fed rotifers. The use of marine Chlorella-fed rotifers as feed for fry resulted in the poorest hepatocyte ultrastructure, indicating that this was nutritionally the least adequate cultured food. None of the three diets, however, produced an optimal hepatocyte ultrastructure similar to that obtained by feeding the fry with a mixture of artificial feed and newly hatched Artemia nauplii.
Contribution No. 143 of the Aquaculture Department of SEAFDEC.
Suggested CitationSegner, H., Orejana-Acosta, B., & Juario, J. V. (1984). The effect of Brachionus plicatilis grown on three different species of phytoplankton on the ultrastructure of the hepatocytes of Chanos chanos (Forskål) fry.
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