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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2020, Vol. 8, Issue 5, Part D

A mini review-effect of Dunaliella salina on growth and health of shrimps


Author(s): Dian Yuni Pratiwi

Abstract: Dunaliella salina is a unicellular green algae that can be used as a natural food for shrimp. This microalgae provides various nutrients such as protein, carbohydrates, lipids, pigments and others. Several studies have shown that Dunaliella salina can increase the growth performance of shrimps. Not only that, Dunaliella salina also grant various health effects. High β-carotene and phenol in Dunaliella salina can increase immune system. This review was examined the optimum growth condition for Dunaliellla salina, nutrition contained in Dunaliella salina, and effect of Dunaliella salina for growth and health of shrimps such as Fenneropenaeus indicus, Penaeus monodon, and Litopenaeus vannamei. This review recommendation for Dunaliella salina as a potential feed for other.

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How to cite this article:
Dian Yuni Pratiwi. A mini review-effect of Dunaliella salina on growth and health of shrimps. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2020;8(5):317-319.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies