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dc.creatorMuendo, P.N.
dc.creatorMilstein, A.
dc.creatorvan Dam, A.A.
dc.creatorEl Naggar, G.
dc.creatorStoorvogel, J.J.
dc.creatorVerdegem, M.C.J.
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-19T13:03:24Z
dc.date.available2018-11-19T13:03:24Z
dc.date.issued2006
dc.identifier.citationAquaculture Research, 37(2):151-163
dc.identifier.issn1355-557X
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12348/1852
dc.description.abstractReports of similar yields in manure and feed-driven tilapia culture environments raise questions on food utilization in these environments. The possibility that similar production rates are because of utilization of different foods was investigated using exploratory techniques of multivariate analyses. Using factor analysis, trophic pathways through which food becomes available to fish were explored, and using ANOVA models, water quality, sediment quality and tilapia growth and yields were compared. Conceptual graphic models of the main ecological processes occurring in feed-driven and organically fertilized environments are presented and discussed. In both environments, autotrophic and heterotrophic pathways are important processes that result in the availability of natural foods that are utilized by the fish. Extrapolated fish yield data indicate that with equal nutrient input and stocking density, organically fertilized environments could achieve production rates similar to those in feed-driven environments. The general assumption that supplemental or complete foods are well utilized by tilapia in outdoor stagnant ponds remains challenged, and further research on tilapia feeding behaviour and food selection in feed-and organic fertilizer-driven environments is needed.
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dc.languageEn
dc.publisherWiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd
dc.sourceAquaculture Research
dc.titleExploring the trophic structure in organically fertilized and feed-driven tilapia culture environments using multivariate analyses
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.bibliographicCitationMuendo, P.N. et al. (2006). Exploring the trophic structure in organically fertilized and feed-driven tilapia culture environments using multivariate analyses. Aquaculture Research, 37(2):151-163
dc.description.versionPeer Review
cg.identifier.worldfish639
cg.subject.agrovocecology
cg.subject.agrovocfeeds
cg.subject.agrovoctilapia
cg.subject.worldfishstocking
cg.subject.worldfishfeed
cg.contributor.affiliationWorldFish
cg.identifier.statusLimited access
cg.identifier.ISIindexedISI indexed
cg.contribution.worldfishauthorEl Naggar, G.O.
cg.description.themeSustainable aquaculture
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2109.2005.01413.xen_US
cg.identifier.urlhttps://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2109.2005.01413.x


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