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Biotransformation of tuna waste by co-fermentation into an aquafeed ingredient

By Hena Vijayan, Joseph Imelda and R Paulraj


Dried skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) waste (red\ud meat, gills, viscera, ¢ns, etc.) were mixed with 25%\ud wheat flour and inoculated with a starter culture\ud of Lactobacillus plantarum National Collection of\ud Industrial Microorganisms (NCIM) 2912 (108^\ud 109 cellsmL_1) and Bacillus licheniformis MTCC\ud 6824 (107^108 cellsmL_1). Changes in the nutritional\ud quality (crude protein, crude fat, crude ash,\ud crude ¢bre and nitrogen-free extract and aminoacids)\ud were monitored during a fermentation period\ud of14 days

Topics: Aquafeed
Year: 2009
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