Development of farmed fish: a nutritionally necessary alternative to meat.

@article{Sargent1999DevelopmentOF,
  title={Development of farmed fish: a nutritionally necessary alternative to meat.},
  author={John R. Sargent and A G Tacon},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={377-83}
}
The projected stagnation in the catch from global fisheries and the continuing expansion of aquaculture is considered against the background that fishmeal and fish oil are major feed stocks for farmed salmon and trout, and also for marine fish. The dietary requirement of these farmed fish for high-quality protein, rich in essential amino acids, can be met by sources other than fishmeal. However, the highly-polyunsaturated fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (20:5n-3) and docosahexaenoic acid (22… CONTINUE READING