The essential nutrients: Lipids and fatty acids
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The objective of this section is to acquaint the reader about common fatty acids, their nomenclature and formulas, and differentiate between saturated and unsaturated fatty acids; to know how environmental factors (temperature, salinity, diet) influence the fatty acid composition of fish; the mechanisms of fatty acid biosynthesis and oxidation, and factors that favor fatty acid biosynthesis and oxidation; the effects of lipid peroxidation and the function of antioxidants; and to understand the importance of fatty acid profiles in fish nutrition, and differences in the essential fatty acid requirements of warmwater and coldwater fishes.
Millamena, O. M. (2002). The essential nutrients: Lipids and fatty acids. In O. M. Millamena, R. M. Coloso, & F. P. Pascual (Eds.), Nutrition in Tropical Aquaculture: Essentials of fish nutrition, feeds, and feeding of tropical aquatic species (pp. 21–32). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
- Types of lipids
- General function of lipids
- Fatty acids
- Structure and classification
- Fatty acid composition of fish
- Biosynthesis of fatty acids
- Oxidation of fatty acids
- Lipid peroxidation
- Importance of fatty acid profiles in fish nutrition
- Essential Fatty Acid Requirements of Fish
- Guide questions
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