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Table 5 Whole body proximate composition (wet basis) and biometric parameters of red sea bream fed the eight experimental diets for 20 weeks

From: Effects of taurine supplementation in low fish meal diets for red seabream (Pagrus major) in low water temperature season

  Dry matter (%) Protein (%) Lipid (%) Ash (%) CF1 HSI2 VSI3
HFM 36.1 ± 1.9 17.4 ± 0.2 12.1 ± 1.9 4.3 ± 0.53 2.11 ± 0.24 0.95 ± 0.23 5.61 ± 0.25
HFM-T 37.5 ± 2.4 18.3 ± 0.7 10.2 ± 0.3 4.0 ± 0.49 1.97 ± 0.13 0.90 ± 0.07 5.58 ± 0.56
SM20 35.8 ± 0.9 16.1 ± 1.5 10.1 ± 1.5 4.7 ± 0.97 2.06 ± 0.19 1.17 ± 0.42 6.28 ± 0.11
SM20-T 36.0 ± 3.3 15.8 ± 2.2 11.7 ± 0.8 4.2 ± 0.46 2.10 ± 0.11 1.00 ± 0.14 5.88 ± 0.55
SM35 37.2 ± 0.5 18.4 ± 0.5 11.9 ± 1.8 4.3 ± 0.92 2.06 ± 0.12 0.94 ± 0.10 5.91 ± 0.23
SM35-T 38.7 ± 2.9 19.3 ± 0.5 10.6 ± 1.5 4.3 ± 0.43 2.17 ± 0.22 1.03 ± 0.22 5.53 ± 0.37
SM50 36.0 ± 0.4 18.1 ± 0.6 11.1 ± 0.5 3.8 ± 0.47 2.12 ± 0.08 0.92 ± 0.04 5.25 ± 0.68
SM50-T 38.6 ± 1.8 17.1 ± 2.3 11.3 ± 0.3 4.2 ± 0.15 1.95 ± 0.15 0.85 ± 0.07 5.25 ± 0.05
  1. Values are mean of triplicate groups and presented as mean ± SD
  2. 1Conditional factor = (Fish weight/Fish length3) × 100
  3. 2Hepatosomatic index = (Liver weight/Fish weight) × 100
  4. 3Viscerosomatic index = (Viscera weight/Fish weight) × 100