Length-weight relationship and condition factor as an indicator of growth and feeding intensity of Sea bream (Sparus aurata L, 1758) given feed with different protein contents

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-998    | Article Id: B-998 | Page : 510-514
Citation :- Length-weight relationship and condition factor as an indicator of growth and feeding intensity of Sea bream (Sparus aurata L, 1758) given feed with different protein contents.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2019.(53):510-514
Aysun Kop Ali Yýldýrým Korkut and Sule Gurkan ayskop@gmail.com
Address : Ege University, Faculty of Fisheries, Department of Aquaculture, Turkey Bornovo-35100, Izmir.
Submitted Date : 4-06-2018
Accepted Date : 1-12-2018

Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between the length-weight and the condition factor of gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata L.,1758) fed with three types of feed with different levels of crude protein (A: 38% Crude Protein (CP) and 18% Crude Lipid (CL); B: 42% CP and 18% CL; and C: 45% CP and 18% CL). The length-weight relationship of the fish in groups A, B and C was determined as W=0.051*TL2.63, W=0.046*TL2.67 and W=0.046*TL 2.68 respectively and there was no statistically significant difference between the groups (p>0.05). There was negative allometric growth in all experimental groups. The lowest mean value in the groups according to Fulton’s condition factor (CF) was found in group B (1.66±0.17), and the highest mean value was found in group C (1.71±0.18). It was determined that there was no statistically significant difference between the groups (p>0.05). 

Keywords

Condition factor Gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata L. 1758) Length-weight relation Protein content.

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