Adult Artemia as food for juvenile prawns

J.P. Royan, Sumitra-Vijayaraghavan, L. KrishnaKumari


Feeding experiments on three commercially important shrimps Penaues indicus, Metapenaeus dobsoni and M. monoceros were carried out using adult Artemia as feed. Good growth and food conversion efficiencies were recorded at 15% feeding level in all the three species. The advantages of using adult Artemia for cultivable species are discussed


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