Table 3 Growth performance and feed efficiencies of shrimp*.

From: Freshwater microalgae (Schizochytrium sp.) as a substitute to fish oil for shrimp feed

  Experimental diets
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
FBW (g) 20.74 ± 0.47cd 21.13 ± 0.66bcd 20.65 ± 0.29cd 23.10 ± 0.52a 19.90 ± 0.28d 21.84 ± 0.65abc 22.49 ± 0.47ab 22.89 ± 0.47a
BMG (%) 562.24 ± 27.28 578.05 ± 20.49 589.15 ± 96.44 612.76 ± 50.94 531.83 ± 90.16 626.37 ± 25.15 627.35 ± 59.07 636.91 ± 21.20
FCR 2.16 ± 0.09 2.04 ± 0.12 2.18 ± 0.13 2.38 ± 0.29 2.35 ± 0.33 2.28 ± 0.30 2.36 ± 0.18 2.07 ± 0.07
PER 0.91 ± 0.05 1.02 ± 0.05 0.96 ± 0.05 0.91 ± 0.13 0.91 ± 0.12 0.92 ± 0.11 0.87 ± 0.07 0.97 ± 0.03
PPV (%) 24.4 ± 2.21 27.3 ± 2.85 25.5 ± 1.75 25.1 ± 3.92 25.9 ± 1.85 23.7 ± 2.58 23.5 ± 1.22 26.1 ± 1.15
LPV (%) 20.40 ± 1.65 22.33 ± 3.28 23.04 ± 1.28 22.32 ± 2.43 19.96 ± 1.78 21.43 ± 2.09 19.28 ± 1.21 22.60 ± 1.46
Survival (%) 90.67 ± 3.53 85.33 ± 3.53 82.67 ± 5.81 73.33 ± 3.53 90.67 ± 1.33 82.67 ± 2.67 80.00 ± 4.00 86.67 ± 5.81
  1. *Values are mean ± SE of three replicates per group. Means in the same row with different superscripts are significantly (p < 0.05) different.