A comparison of highly unsaturated fatty acid levels in wild and farmed eels (Anguilla anguilla).

@article{Abrami1992ACO,
  title={A comparison of highly unsaturated fatty acid levels in wild and farmed eels (Anguilla anguilla).},
  author={G Abrami and F Natiello and Paolo Bronzi and Donald McKenzie and Liana Bolis and Elisabetta Agradi},
  journal={Comparative biochemistry and physiology. B, Comparative biochemistry},
  year={1992},
  volume={101 1-2},
  pages={79-81}
}
1. Absolute and relative amounts of eicosapentaneoic acid (EPA) and docohexaenoic acid (DHA) in muscle of eels from four different fish farms were compared with samples from wild eels from two different areas of northern Italy. 2. Farmed eels were richer in DHA and EPA than wild animals. 3. The addition of cod liver oil to the diet of farmed eels led to a significant accumulation of EPA and DHA, but no change in total lipid content. 4. The calculation of two indices related to highly… CONTINUE READING
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