Leszek Myszkowski

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In a 40 day experiment, barbel Barbus barbus juveniles were fed a dry diet continuously, or food was withheld for 2, 5 or 10 days, and then resumed feeding. Improved feed utilization efficiency allowed fish deprived of food for 2 or 5 days to fully compensate for body mass loss. Short-term food deprivation as a method of preventing negative effects of(More)
Juvenile fish intensively reared under controlled conditions with formulated dry diets often differ in body shape from those fed natural food. These differences, initially invisible by eye and harmless to the fish, over the course of rearing may develop into severe, irreversible body deformities, which can adversely influence fish performance, welfare and(More)