Wednesday, June 29, 2011

King Crabs prefer Salmon meal

In Norway a trail carried out under the direction of Norfima is indicating that salmon meal can replace the more traditional fish meal/herring meal without having an effect on growth or quality. This means that salmon producers can earn money from their salmon by-products.

These trails are aimed at helping to develop the king crab fishery into a world leader in feed enhancement and sale of live king crabs. “In this project we wanted to replace as much of the traditional fish meal as possible with salmon meal, without having a negative effect on the growth, survival and quality of the king crab,” says Senior Scientist Sten Siikavuopio. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers
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