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dc.contributor.author Riche, Marty en_US
dc.contributor.author Oetker, Michael en_US
dc.contributor.author Haley, David I. en_US
dc.contributor.author Smith, Tiffany en_US
dc.contributor.author Garling, Donald L. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T20:13:39Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T20:13:39Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2004 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Riche, M., Oetker, M., Haley, D.I., Smith, T., & Garling, D.L. (2004). Effect Of Feeding Frequency On Consumption, Growth, And Efficiency In Juvenile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus). The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 56(4), 247-255. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0792-156X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19120 en_US
dc.description.abstract Triplicate groups of juvenile Oreochromis niloticus (34.4 g) were fed a commercial diet once, twice, three, or five times a day for 29 days. Consumption, growth, and feed utilization were eval- uated. No significant differences in growth, feed efficiency, or protein utilization were detected among the fish fed two, three, or five times daily, but all were significantly better than in fish fed only once. Fish fed three meals had significantly higher gross energy and lipid and lower crude protein contents than fish in the other treatments (p<0.05). Energy retention in fish fed three times daily (84.7%) was significantly higher than in fish fed five times (49.4%). Feeding juvenile tilapia nutrient dense pelleted feeds obviates the need for frequent feedings. 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 consumption, feed efficiency, feeding frequency, tilapia 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 Effect Of Feeding Frequency On Consumption, Growth, And Efficiency In Juvenile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus) en_US

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