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- Robinson, Edwin H.; Menghe, Li H.
- Journal of applied aquaculture 2009 v.21 pp. 1
- Ictalurus punctatus; mortality; body composition; protein content; liveweight gain; feed conversion; feed intake; fish ponds; experimental diets; plant source protein; protein sources; animal source protein; animal feeding; catfish; animal proteins; crop production; dietary protein; fillets; fingerlings; fish culture; fish feeding; fish feeds; fish meal; fish nets; fish production; growing season; lipids; menhaden; ponds; satiety; stocking rate; visceral fat; weight gain
- ... Animal protein, generally fish meal, has traditionally been used in the diet of channel catfish. However, our previous research indicates that animal protein is not needed for growing stockersize catfish to food fish when the fish are stocked at densities typical of those used in commercial catfish culture. Whether this holds when fish are stocked at high densities is not known; thus, we conducted ...