publication . Article . 2015

Improving the quality of tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon through dietary incorporation of algae as a source of natural pigment

Kunal Mondal; Subhra Bikash Bhattacharyya; Abhijit Mitra;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Journal of Agricultural and Marine Sciences [JAMS], volume 20, page 62 (issn: 2410-1060, eissn: 2410-1079, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SciTech Solutions
Abstract
<jats:p>Tiger shrimp is one of the major candidate species for export oriented aquaculture which dominates the seafood market in regions of European Union, Japan and USA. Carotenoid content in seafood has now become one of the important criteria in determining the quality of edible product. Recent trends in supplementing fish diets with natural pigment source are an alternative to the utilization of expensive synthetic pigments. In this context, green algae Enteromorpha intestinalis was selected as a source of natural pigment for inclusion in the diet of tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon. Astaxanthin being an important category of carotenoid pigment was monitored in ...
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Medical Subject Headings: fungi
free text keywords: Algae, biology.organism_classification, biology, Astaxanthin, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Aquaculture, business.industry, business, Green algae, Food science, Shrimp, Carotenoid, chemistry.chemical_classification, Penaeus monodon, Botany, European union, media_common.cataloged_instance, media_common, aquaculture, feed, algae, pigment., Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling, SH1-691, Agriculture (General), S1-972
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publication . Article . 2015

Improving the quality of tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon through dietary incorporation of algae as a source of natural pigment

Kunal Mondal; Subhra Bikash Bhattacharyya; Abhijit Mitra;