Trace minerals in fish nutrition

  title={Trace minerals in fish nutrition},
  author={Takeshi and Watanabe and Viswanath and Kiron and Shuichi and Satoh},
The role of trace elements in biological systems has been described in several animals. However, the knowledge in fish is mainly limited to iron, copper, manganese, zinc and selenium as components of body fluids, cofactors in enzymatic reactions, structural units of non-enzymatic macromolecules, etc. Investigations in fish are comparatively complicated as both dietary intake and waterborne mineral uptake have to be considered in determining the mineral budgets. The importance of trace minerals… CONTINUE READING
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