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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(7): 2154-2157
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.259


Tilapia- Low Cost! High Nutrient! Alleviate Malnutrition
P. Yuvarajan*, S. Felix, J. Stephen Sampath Kumar, B. Ahilan, Mahadevi and B. Kannan
Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Nagapattinam, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Fish is an excellent source of protein to accomplish food demand and alleviate malnutrition problem to humans. A thirty days experiment was conducted in outdoor lined pond to evaluate the low protein feed utilization by GIFT tilapia. Tilapia encompasses 51.06 ± 0.46% of high quality protein (whole body dry weight basis) and essential fatty acids. Nutrient profile of tilapia indicated the low protein feed makes more economical.


Keywords: Cost effective tilapia farming, Tilapia nutrition, Nutrient replacement, Malnutrition alleviation
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Yuvarajan, P., S. Felix, J. Stephen Sampath Kumar, B. Ahilan, Mahadevi and Kannan, B. 2019. Short Communication on “Tilapia- Low Cost! High Nutrient! Alleviate Malnutrition”.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(7): 2154-2157. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.259