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Effective method to culture infusoria, a highly potentialstarter feed for marine finfish larvae

  title={Effective method to culture infusoria, a highly potentialstarter feed for marine finfish larvae},
  author={Yukinori Mukai and M F Halaji Sani and Normawaty Mohammad Noor and Shusaku Kadowaki},
This study was conducted to detect suitable protozoan species of infusoria as starter diet for early stage of marine finfish larvae. [] Key Method Infusoria were cultured using vegetables (Brassica pekinensis and Brassica chinensis) and dry fish meal with 30 ppt, 15 ppt saline water and freshwater in 40 liter aquaria. In the 30 and 15 ppt aquaria, Euplotes sp. was the dominant species and cell sizes were 60–80 μm. The densities of Euplotes sp. were 400–500 individuals/ml in the 30 ppt aquaria and 800…

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