ID

600-105 (CNRE-61P)

Authors as Published

Brendan Delbos, State Aquaculture Coordinator; Michael H. Schwarz, Director, Extension Specialist, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center; Reza Ovissipour, Assistant Professor, Extension Specialist, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center; and Mr. Steve Urick, Hatchery Manager, Virginia Seafood AREC

This publication is available in an enhanced digital version and PDF.

Live feeds are an integral component in the cultivation of most marine finfish species during larval stages. The first live feed that has demonstrated acceptability for most marine species, and which can typically be raised on a commercial scale, is the rotifer Brachionous spp. This publication is a review of culture and enrichment of rotifers for application as a first live feed in aquaculture hatcheries.

 


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

August 30, 2019