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Table 2 Growth performance and survival of golden pompano fed diets with and without supplementation of astaxanthin

From: Effects of astaxanthin on antioxidant capacity of golden pompano (Trachinotus ovatus) in vivo and in vitro

Diets
(AST mg kg−1)
Diet 1
0
Diet 2
200
IBW (g) 32.72 ± 0.21 32.58 ± 0.06
FBW (g) 63.71 ± 0.66a 67.23 ± 0.22b
WG (%) 95.30 ± 0.02a 106.36 ± 0.01b
SGR (% day−1) 1.59 ± 0.02a 1.72 ± 0.01b
FCR 1.78 ± 0.02a 1.53 ± 0.02b
SR (%) 97.78 ± 0.01 96.67 ± 0.00
HSI (%) 1.13 ± 0.06a 0.94 ± 0.03b
VSI (%) 5.97 ± 0.11a 5.42 ± 0.15b
CF (g/cm3) 3.4 ± 0.06a 3.04 ± 0.05b
  1. Values are mean ± SEM of four replicates, and values in the same row with different letters are significant different (P < 0.05). Diet 1 meant golden pompano groups fed diets without supplementation of astaxanthin (AST). Diet 2 meant groups with supplementation of astaxanthin
  2. IBW initial body weight, FBW final body weight, WG weight gain, SGR special growth rate, FCR feed conversion ratio, SR survival rate, HSI hepatosomatic index, VSI viscerosomatic index, CF condition factor