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- Shearer, K.D., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Aquaculture 2001 no.3/4 pp. 263-271
- Salmo salar; manganese; weight; copper; zinc; calcium; iron; nutrient uptake; magnesium; feces; seawater; potassium; sodium; intestinal absorption; genetic variation; phosphorus
- ... Apparent absorption coefficients (AACs) of mineral elements (K, Na, Cu, Ca, Mg, Zn, Fe, Mn, P) were studied in 82 full-sib family groups of individually tagged Atlantic salmon (41 sires, 2 dams per sire, 7-27 fish per family), with an average weight of 4.6 kg. The fish were kept in one net-pen in seawater and fed a diet with Y2O3 as the inert marker. Faeces were obtained by stripping and pooled fo ...