A discussion is presented on dietary requirements of Penaeus monodon during culture operations. Food and feeding habits are described and nutrient requirements detailed, examining proteins and amino acids, lipids and fatty acids, carbohydrates and vitamins and minerals. The development of diets is discussed briefly and the physical characteristics of pellets outlined. Anti-nutritive factors, feed and feedstuff resources, and feeding practices are also considered.
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Piedad-Pascual, F. (1988). Nutrition. In: Biology and culture of Penaeus monodon (pp. 119-137). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department.