Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 11

A Review of Fishmeal Replacement with Animal By-Products in Aqua Diets

Govindharaj Sathish kumar1,2*, Nathan Felix2, Elangovan Prabu2 and Kalidoss Manikandan2,3

1Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Institute of Fisheries Post Graduate Studies, Vaniyanchavadi, Chennai, India

2Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Directorate of Incubation and Vocational Training in Aquaculture, ECR-Muttukadu, Chennai, India

3Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Dr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri, Chennai, India

*Corresponding Author: Govindharaj Sathish kumar, Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Institute of Fisheries Post Graduate Studies, Vaniyanchavadi, Chennai, India.

Received: September 06, 2022; Published: October 11,2022


Fish meal is primary ingredient source of protein in aqua feed production. However, the shortage in world fish meal production and demand for fish meal in feeds for livestock and poultry is probably to reduce the dependence on fish meal as a single protein source in aquafeeds. Therefore, aqua nutritionists have made several attempts to partially of completely replace fish meal with low cost and locally available ingredients. The poultry by-product meal (PBM) and silkworm pupae meal (SWP) are locally available waste raw materials obtained from poultry rendering plants and silk production factories. Therefore, this review article has discussed the feasibilities or infeasibilities of fish meal alternatives in various commercial finfish and shellfish diets.

Keywords: Animal by Products; Fish Diets; Fishmeal Replacer; Poultry by Product Meal; Silkworm Pupae Meal


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Citation: Govindharaj Sathish kumar., et al. “A Review of Fishmeal Replacement with Animal By-Products in Aqua Diets". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.11 (2022): 41-47.


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