Aquaculture Nutrition

In world both developed and developing nations there has been tremendous growth in the farming of aquatic organism’s studies have showed that production can be increased by Supplying nutritionally adequate formulated feed
Based on the feeding the cultivable species are categorized in to
1. Carnivores
2.hebivores
3.omnivores
all aquatic organisms require five groups of nutrients, lipid and carbohydrate energy sources for Metabolism and protein is utilised for growth Aquatic animals require vitamins and minerals as components in their diet
 
Depending up on their nutrient composition feed ingredients are classified into
 
1. Protein concentrates: ingredients containing more than 20% protein are generally consider as Protein concentrates
2. Energy concentrates: ingredients containing less than 20% protein  energy are generally Consider as energy concentrates
3. roughages: ingredients containing more than 18% crude fibre are generally consider as  Roughages
4.minerals
5.vitamins
6.additives