Laboratory studies on the food conversion in Etroplus suratensis

L. Krishnakumari, Sumitra-Vijayaraghavan, J.P. Royan, M.V.M. Wafar


Experiments were carried out on the fish Etroplus suratensis using four different types of pelleted foods. Three of them contained 40-60% protein whereas the last food had a high carbohydrate level. Conversion efficiency values, were low with all the test diets. The advantages of using these diets in natural systems have been discussed


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