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dc.contributor.authorConiza, Eliseo B.
dc.contributor.authorCatacutan, Mae R.
dc.contributor.authorTan-Fermin, Josefa D.
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-26T05:24:34Z
dc.date.available2014-03-26T05:24:34Z
dc.date.issued2003
dc.identifier.citationConiza, E. B., Catacutan, M. R., & Tan-Fermin, J. D. (2003). Growth and yield of Asian catfish Clarias macrocephalus (Gunther) fed different grow-out diets. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture-Bamidgeh, 55(1), 53-60.en
dc.identifier.issn0792-156X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10862/1958
dc.description.abstractJuveniles of the Asian catfish Clarias macrocephalus (3.6±0.17 g; 78.0±0.09 mm) were fed one of four diets: a laboratory-formulated diet of 18.9% (Diet 1) or 34.2% (Diet 2) protein, a com- mercial feed pellet of 28.9% protein (Diet 3) or a diet of 80% blanched chicken entrails and 20% rice bran (31.7% protein; Diet 4). After 120 days of culture, catfish fed Diet 2 grew significantly better (p<0.05) than the other groups, reaching 108.9 g and 232.8 mm (daily weight gain 0.88 g; specific growth rate 2.9%), with a condition factor of 0.86 and production of 18.2 kg per 25 m2 pen. Feed conversion with Diets 2 and 3 (2.5 and 2.3, respectively) was better than with Diets 1 and 4 (3.4 and 5.0). Survival (68-81%) did not differ significantly among treatments (p>0.05). Catfish fed Diet 2 had the highest apparent lipid retention (131.7%). The protein efficiency ratio was lowest (1.3) in Diet 2, but did not differ significantly from Diets 1 and 3. Catfish fed Diet 4 were fatty and had a lower crude protein content. Results suggest that C. macrocephalus fed 34.2% crude protein have a significantly higher weight and total yield. Further, a taste test showed that odor, flavor and appearance did not differ amongst the diets.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherThe Society of Israeli Aquaculture and Marine Biotechnology (SIAMB)en
dc.relation.urihttp://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/bitstream/handle/10524/19064/55_1_Coniza.pdf
dc.subjectfreshwater catfishen
dc.subjectClarias macrocephalusen
dc.titleGrowth and yield of Asian catfish Clarias macrocephalus (Gunther) fed different grow-out dietsen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.citation.volume55
dc.citation.issue1
dc.citation.spage53
dc.citation.epage60
dc.citation.journalTitleThe Israeli Journal of Aquaculture-Bamidgehen
seafdecaqd.library.callnumberVF SJ 0749
seafdecaqd.databank.controlnumber2003-15
dc.subject.asfadieten
dc.subject.asfafeed compositionen
dc.subject.asfafeeding experimentsen
dc.subject.asfafeed conversion efficiencyen
dc.subject.asfagrowth rateen
dc.subject.asfaorganoleptic propertiesen
dc.subject.asfaproteinsen
dc.subject.asfataste testsen
dc.subject.asfayieldsen
dc.subject.asfagrowthen


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