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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part D

Local fish meal formulation: Its principles, prospects and problems in fishery industry


Author(s): Ahmad MK, Ibrahim S

Abstract: This review summarizes the current understanding on local fish meal formulations. The review describes the use of local ingredients in fish meal formulations, its principles, prospects and problems in Fishery Industry. The first part of the review describes the prospects of local meal formulation, the place of Nigeria in local fish meal formulation, low cost, availability of suitable site for rearing of fish, suitable climatic condition for local fish meal formulation, macroeconomic, industrial growth, export potentials and employment opportunity while the second part deals with the problems of local fish meal formulation, suitable composition to attain balance diets, stability, palatability, harmless, unconventional feedstuffs and lack of high protein. This will enhance fish farmer awareness and knowledge on the local fish feed formulation with the ultimate aim of reducing the cost of fish feed, thereby lower the cost of fish production and also provides a good template for research work on fish nutrition.

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How to cite this article:
Ahmad MK, Ibrahim S. Local fish meal formulation: Its principles, prospects and problems in fishery industry. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2016;4(1):276-279.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies