Vol. 16,No. 2, April 2017
The effects of Chlorella vulgaris supplementation on growth performance, blood characteristics, and digestive enzymes in Koi (Cyprinus carpio)
Description:1- Department of Fisheries, College of Agricultural and Natural Resources, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, P.O.Box 14515/775,Tehran,Iran. 2- Department of Aquatic Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran. 3- Department of Animal sciences, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran. 4- Department of Fisheries, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran.
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Microalgae are a wide group of photosynthetic heterotrophic organisms consisting of vital amino acids, protein, minerals, vitamins, chlorophylls and some forms of antioxidants and bioactive substances (Yamaguchi, 1996; Kwaket al., 2012). According to Takeuchiet al. (2002), microalgae are valuable in aquaculture and have been utilized as live feeds for larval or juvenile crustaceans and finfish, for all bivalve mollusks including oysters, scallops, clams and mussels and as a feed for zooplankton in aquaculture.
Author:Khani M.1; Soltani M.2*; Shamsaie Mehrjan M.1; Foroudi F.3; Ghaeni M.4
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