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Egg quality of grouper Epinephelus coioides fed different fatty acid sources.

By Gerald F. Quinitio, Relicardo M. Coloso, Nora B. Caberoy, Joebert D. Toledo and Jr. Deogracias M. Reyes

Abstract

Quality of eggs spawned by Epinephelus coioides fed fish by catch (control). Cod liver oil-enriched fish by catch (TFC), and commercial HUFA A-enriched fish by catch (TFS) was monitored. Monthly egg production, spawning frequency, fertilization rate, egg viability, and hatching rates of the control were significantly higher compared to TFS Egg production. Spawning frequency and hatching rate of TC and TFS were not significantly different. Results suggest that varying the species of fish by catch could provide the requirements of E. Coioides broodstock so as to provide quality eggs

Topics: Finfishes, Grouper culture -- Feeding and feeds, Fatty acids, Egg quality, Philippines, Groupers, Epinephelus coioides, VF SP 219
Publisher: American Fisheries Society, Physiology Section
Year: 1996
OAI identifier: oai:repository.seafdec.org.ph:10862/415
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