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dc.contributor.author Das, Surajit en_US
dc.contributor.author Lyla, P.S. en_US
dc.contributor.author Ajmal Khan, S. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T20:17:44Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T20:17:44Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Das, S., Lyla, P.S., & Ajmal K.S. (2006). Application of streptomyces as a probiotic in the laboratory culture of Penaeus monodon (Fabricius) . The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 58(3), 198-204. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0792-156X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19177 en_US
dc.description.abstract Probiotic supplementation of live microorganisms in aquaculture aids in preventing disease, thereby increasing production and decreasing economic loss. In the present study, Streptomyces cells were incorporated in Penaeus monodon (Fabricius) laboratory culture for 25 days. Streptomyces was inoculated into the feed in different concentrations (0, 2.5, 5.0, 7.5, and 10.0 g/kg feed) on days 1, 10, and 20. Growth was monitored on days 5, 15, and 25. Experimental culture tanks provided with Streptomyces had better water quality parameters than the control tank. At the cell concentration of 10 g, the pH was 7.9, ammonia 0.00067 ppm, nitrate 0.00285 ppm, phosphate 0.00224 ppm, silicate 0.00836 ppm, total heterotrophic bacteria 3.279 x 105 CFU/ml, and total Vibrio 0.2 x 102 CFU/ml. Growth increased as the Streptomyces cell con- centration increased. At 10 g concentration, growth in length and weight was 15.79% and 57.97%, respectively, and the interval between molts was 12.5 days. en_US
dc.format.extent 7 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 Penaeus monodon, black tiger shrimp, probiotics, Streptomyces, heterotrophic bacteria, Vibrio, growth 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 Application of streptomyces as a probiotic in the laboratory culture of Penaeus monodon (Fabricius) en_US

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