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Nutritional requirements of brown shrimp, Penaeus aztecus
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    Texas A & M University, Sea Grant College Program, ; National Sea Grant Program (U.S.) ;
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    Basic research was conducted in important areas of shrimp nutrition in order to formulate an artificial shrimp diet which would maximize growth. The essential amino acids of shrimp were determined and the amino acids of protein quantitized. The fat content of shrimp was analyzed as triglycerides, free fatty acids, and phospholipids. Carbohydrates were determined quantitatively by gas-liquid chromatography. The mineral content of shrimp was determined. Using information gained from the above analyses, growth trials were performed varying the percentages protein, energy, and minerals.

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    Funding: NOAA Office of Sea Grants; grant number: 04-3-158-18;
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