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dc.contributor.authorHara, S.
dc.contributor.authorKohno, H.
dc.contributor.authorDuray, Marietta
dc.contributor.authorBagarinao, Teodora
dc.contributor.authorGallego, A.
dc.contributor.authorTaki, Y.
dc.contributor.editorMaclean, J. L.
dc.contributor.editorDizon, L. B.
dc.contributor.editorHosillos, L. V.
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-22T09:35:01Z
dc.date.available2011-06-22T09:35:01Z
dc.date.issued1986
dc.identifier.citationHara, S., Kohno, H., Duray, M., Bagarinao, T., Gallego, A., & Taki, Y. (1986). Feeding habits of larval rabbitfish, Siganus guttatus in the laboratory. In J. L. Maclean, L. B. Dizon, & L. V. Hosillos (Eds.), The First Asian Fisheries Forum. Proceedings of the First Asian Fisheries Forum, 26-31 May 1986, Manila, Philippines (pp. 573-576). Manila, Philippines: Asian Fisheries Society.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10862/265
dc.descriptionALSO IN: Compilation of JICA Expert Activities at SEAFDEC, Aquaculture Department (1986-1990) and additional (since 1974) by S. Fukumoto, vol.2, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) 1990, pp143-148.en
dc.description.abstractThe feeding habits of Siganus guttatus larvae were determined in laboratory rearing studies at 23.8-30.3 degree C by examination of digestive tract contents of larvae given rotifers and/or brine shrimp. Larvae were initially fed on rotifers at a total length (TL) of 2.6 mm (day 2 from hatching), and on brine shrimp at 4.4 mm TL (day 12). A change in feeding habits, seen as the flexion point in the relationship between larval TL and maximum amount of prey, occurred at about 7.0-9.5 mm TL with rotifers as prey, and at 7.2 mm TL with brine shrimp. Higher preference for brine shrimp over rotifers was seen in larvae 8-9 mm TL and larger. These changes in habit coincided with the full osteological development of the feeding apparatus in larvae at 7-8 mm TL. S. guttatus larvae exhibited a diurnal feeding pattern at day 9 (mean 3.7 mm TL), day 15 (5.8 mm TL) and day 21 (7.9 mm TL).en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherAsian Fisheries Societyen
dc.relation.ispartofIn: Maclean, J.L., Dizon, L.B., Hosillos, L.V. (eds.). The First Asian Fisheries Forum. Proceedings of the First Asian Fisheries Forum, 26-31 May 1986, Manila, Philippines. Manila, Philippines: Asian Fisheries Society. pp. 573-576en
dc.subjectSiganus guttatus
dc.subject.lccVF SP 047
dc.titleFeeding habits of larval rabbitfish, Siganus guttatus in the laboratoryen
dc.typeConference paperen
dc.citation.spage573
dc.citation.epage576
dc.citation.conferenceTitleThe First Asian Fisheries Forum. Proceedings of the First Asian Fisheries Forum, 26-31 May 1986, Manila, Philippinesen
dc.subject.asfaFish cultureen
dc.subject.asfaFish larvaeen


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