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Replacing Fish Meal In Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus MyKiss) Diets

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Title: Replacing Fish Meal In Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus MyKiss) Diets
Authors: Yanil, Telat
Dabrowski, Konrad
Bai, Sungchul C.
Keywords: blood meal, bone and meat meal, fish meal replacement, Oncorhynchus mykiss, poultry by-products
LC Subject Headings: Fish culture--Israel--Periodicals.
Fish culture--Periodicals.
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - BAMIGDEH
Citation: Yanil, T., Dabrowski, K., & Bai, S.C. (2003). Replacing Fish Meal In Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus MyKiss) Diets. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 55(3), 179-186.
Series/Report no.: The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh
Abstract: The effects of Ohio State University (OSU) meal (a mixture of blood meal, meat and bone meal, poultry by-products and feather meal), as partial or total replacement of fish meal was investi- gated. Thirty-two fish tanks, each containing 30 rainbow trout (initial mean weight 1.93 g), were fed one of 10 diets (the control had only two replicates) containing a different quantity of OSU meal for 14 weeks. The trout fed the diets containing 20% or 40% OSU meal grew similarly to the trout fed the fish meal based diet. Total replacement of the fish meal caused a significant reduction in growth (p<0.05) only at the 47% protein level and not at the 36%. The results of this study suggest that diets containing up to 75% OSU meal and 25% fish meal are sufficient for good growth in rainbow trout fry.
Pages/Duration: 8 pages
ISSN: 0792-156X
Appears in Collections:IJA Volume 55, Issue 3, 2003

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