Ogbe, F.G. and Tiamiyu, L.O. and Eze, P.N.
Growth performance of Clarias gariepinus fingerlings fed earthworm meal (Lumbricus terrestis).
In: 19th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
, 29 Nov - 03 Dec 2004
, Ilorin, Nigeria.
An investigative study was carried out on the growth performance and nutrient utilization of (Clarias gariepinus) fingerlings fed earthworm meal as a replacement for fish meal. A large collection of earthworm was done during the peak of rainy season (July-August) within the University environment. They were then ovens dried. Used as test ingredients were 0% (Diet 1) 50% (Diet 2) and 1000% (Diet u). The trials were conducted in plastic bowls (40-L capacity) under laboratory conditions. The diets were fed at 5% body weight to fish; the fish were stocked at 10 fish per bowl. The evaluation of the growth parameters showed that there was no significant difference (P>0.05) in mean weight gain (MWG) specific growth rate (SGR) food conversion ratio (FCR), protein efficiency ration (PER) and survival among the fish fed the experimental diets
Conference or Workshop Item
||Growth performance of Clarias gariepinus fingerlings fed earthworm meal (Lumbricus terrestis)
||19th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
||29 Nov - 03 Dec 2004
||Fisheries Society of Nigeria
||Nigeria; diets; feed composition; feeding experiments; food conversion; growth rate; nutritional requirements proteins; Clarias anguillaris; Lumbricus terrestis
Ms Maria Kalentsists
||23 Aug 2010 08:45
||29 Sep 2011 16:39
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