International Journal of
Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Fish. Aquac.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9839
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJFA
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 223

Table of Content: 9 October, 2011; 3(10)

October 2011

Reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction is a sensitive diagnostic tool for detection of nodavirus infection in Macrobrachium rosenbergii

  Macrobrachium rosenbergii is the most important cultured Palaemonid in the world. It is farmed on a large scale in many countries including India, once upon a time this species was considered as disease free animal but towards the later part of 2001, the hatchery and nursery pond of these animals suffered a massive loss due to a new viral disease named white tail disease. Till date different diagnosis...

Author(s): D. P. Behera, K. Devdas and L. Nayak

October 2011

Growth and nutrient efficiency of meagre (Argyrosomus regius, Asso1801) fed extruded diets with different protein and lipid levels

  Four commercial diets containing different levels of crude protein and crude lipid (44/25, 43/21, 46/20 and 47/20%) were assayed in duplicated groups in juvenile meagre (Argyrosomus regius) (initial individual weights were 94 g) in an experiment lasting 173 days. The essential amino acid contents (expressed in g/kg of diet basis) in diets 46/20 and 47/20 were higher than in diets 44/25 and...

Author(s): Silvia Martínez-Llorens, Javier Espert, Javier Moya, Miguel Jover Cerdá and Ana Tomás-Vidal