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dc.contributor.author Leu, Ming-Yih en_US
dc.contributor.author Chen, I-Hui en_US
dc.contributor.author Fang, Lee-Shing en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T20:09:36Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T20:09:36Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2003 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Leu, M., Chen, I., & Fang, L. (2003). Natural Spawning And Rearing Of Mangrove Red Snapper, Lutjanus Agentimaculatus, Larvae In Captivity. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 55(1), 22-30. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0792-156X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19068 en_US
dc.description.abstract Mangrove red snapper (Lutjanus argentimaculatus, Forsskål) spawned naturally in captivity, without the use of hormones or other treatments, from May 21 to September 15, 1999. Each female laid an average 2,350,000 eggs. Larvae were reared in 4-ton circular fiberglass tanks. They were first fed S-type rotifers (Brachionus rotundiformis). Later, Artemia nauplii and cope- pods were added to the diet. They were weaned onto an artificial diet. Metamorphosis began at 18 days when the larvae reached 10.5 mm total length and was complete by day 30 when lar- vae were 17.2 mm. From day 26, large larvae (over 25 mm) cannibalized their smaller siblings. Abnormalities were observed in 4.9% of the individuals. At 50 days, the larvae rearing trial pro- duced juveniles of 49 mm average total length with a survival of 10.8-32.3%. en_US
dc.format.extent 9 pages en_US
dc.publisher Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - BAMIGDEH en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh en_US
dc.subject abnormalities, cannibalism, larvae rearing, snapper, spawning en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish culture--Israel--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish culture--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aquaculture--Israel--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aquaculture--Periodicals. en_US
dc.title Natural Spawning And Rearing Of Mangrove Red Snapper, Lutjanus Agentimaculatus, Larvae In Captivity en_US

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