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The feeding ecology of Sole (Solea solea) in an Integrated multitrophic...

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Title The feeding ecology of Sole (Solea solea) in an Integrated multitrophic aquaculture system (IMTA) with the ragworm (Nereis virens)
Period 10 / 2007 - unknown
Status Current
Dissertation Yes
Research number OND1337643

Abstract

High growth rates of S. solea could only be achieved with fresh diets but the use of live feed on a commercial scale is restricted by their availability and high price. With the development of commercial polychaete aquaculture an opportunity may arise to utilize polychaetes as an important feed source for cultured Sole. The present research focuses on the potential of Sole culture in an IMTA with the ragworm. The objectives are to determine the feed intake, growth performance and nutrient efficiency of Sole fed on ragworm, to investigate the fish

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Supervisor Prof.dr. J.A.J. Verreth
Co-supervisor Dr. O. Schneider
Co-supervisor Dr.ir. J.W. Schrama
Project leader S.S.W. Ende
Doctoral/PhD student S.S.W. Ende

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Classification

A23000 Fisheries
D22400 Ecology

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