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Experiences on importance of diet for shrimp postlarval quality
Lavens, P.; Sorgeloos, P. (2000). Experiences on importance of diet for shrimp postlarval quality, in: (2000). VLIZ Coll. Rep. 30(2000). VLIZ Collected Reprints: Marine and Coastal Research in Flanders, 30: pp. chapter 25 [Subsequent publication]
In: (2000). VLIZ Coll. Rep. 30(2000). VLIZ Collected Reprints: Marine and Coastal Research in Flanders, 30. Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ): Oostende, more
In: VLIZ Collected Reprints: Marine and Coastal Research in Flanders. Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee: Oostende. ISSN 1376-3822, more

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Keywords
    Animal nutrition; Condition factor; Diets; Disease resistance; Feed composition; Microorganisms; Polyunsaturated fatty acids; Rearing; Shrimp culture; Vitamin C; Artemia Leach, 1819 [WoRMS]; Penaeidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]; Marine; Brackish water
Author keywords
    shrimp; postlarva; Artemia; food; HUFA; immunstimulants; microflora

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Abstract
    This paper gives an overview of own experiences with respect to the impact of dietary conditions on the quality of postlarval penaeid shirmp. Direct nutrient-specific effects are documented for highly unsaturated fatty acid (HUFA), phosphatidyl choline (PC) and ascorbic acid (AA). Specific immunostimulants may also contribute to an improved stress resistance of the shrimp fry. Last, but not least, some emphasis is placed on the role of the microflora during the hatchery rearing, the possible reduction of bacteria in the live food adminstered, and the use of probionts through the diet.

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