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dc.contributor.author Lipton, A.P. en_US
dc.contributor.author Pramitha, V.S. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-19T20:24:36Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-01-19T20:24:36Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Lipton, A.P., & Pramitha, V.S. (2009). Marine Secondary Metabolites (MSM) from Macro Algae Enhance Bacterial Clearance in Hemolymph of Penaeus monodon. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 61(1), 42-47. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0792-156X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19271 en_US
dc.description.abstract Marine secondary metabolites (MSM) from macro algae were incorporated into four experimental feeds for juvenile shrimp (Penaeus monodon) as follows: 1.0% Hypnea musciformis extract (diet 1); 0.1% H. musciformis ex- tract (diet 2); 1.0% H. musciformis extract with 500 mg Ulva fasciata extract and 50 mg of the antibiotic levamisole (diet 3); 1.0% H. musciformis with 500 mg U. fasciata per kg body weight (diet 4). Diet 3 enhanced bacterial clearance to 99.69% in the hemolymph of shrimp challenged with Vibrio alginolyticus and Vibrio fischeri, significantly higher than clearance rates in all other treatments and the unmedicated control. Results suggest that feed containing MSM is a good alternative to application of antibiotics in control- ling bacterial diseases in shrimp. en_US
dc.format.extent 6 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 bacterial clearance, Penaeus monodon, Vibrio alginolyticus, Vibrio fischeri, Hypnea musciformis, immunostimulant, hemolymph clearance, marine secondary metabolites 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 Marine Secondary Metabolites (MSM) from Macro Algae Enhance Bacterial Clearance in Hemolymph of Penaeus monodon en_US

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