publication . Other literature type . 1989

Production of live prey for marine fish larvae

Kraul, S;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Feb 1989
  • Publisher: Actes de colloques Ifremer, Tahiti, French Polynesia, 20 Feb - 4 Mar 1989, n°9, chap. 56, pp.595-607
  • Country: France
Abstract
Tropical marine fish larvae vary in their requirements for live planktonic food. Selection of live prey species for culture depends on larval size and larval tolerance of water quality. This report describes some of the cultured prey species, and their uses and limits as effective food for fish larvae. Methods are presented for the culture of phytoplankton, rotifers, copepods, and other live feeds.
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: fungihuman activities
free text keywords: Brine shrimp culture, Diets, Prey selection, Food organisms, Feeding, Growth, Rearing, Nutritional requirements, Fish larvae, Marine fish, Tropical fish
Communities
European Marine Science

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