Table 4 Proximate composition (g/kg) of the whole carcass 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
Moisture 782.3 ± 3.2a 757.7 ± 3.0b 757.3 ± 2.7b 755.0 ± 2.7b 753.7 ± 4.7b 759.3 ± 1.2b 755.0 ± 2.5b 754.0 ± 0.3b
Crude protein 213.0 ± 3.2b 213.0 ± 2.5b 211.0 ± 8.8b 222.7 ± 8.7a 230.7 ± 4.6a 210.0 ± 5.4b 216.3 ± 1.8ab 212.7 ± 6.8b
Crude lipid 17.8 ± 2.4 16.8 ± 4.6 20.0 ± 2.5 16.3 ± 5.6 15.2 ± 2.0 13.4 ± 3.5 14.3 ± 3.4 19.2 ± 2.5
Crude ash 16.1 ± 0.9a 12.6 ± 2.2b 14.1 ± 0.5b 14.5 ± 0.5b 14.2 ± 1.5b 15.3 ± 0.9b 15.1 ± 1.7b 14.0 ± 0.8b
  1. *Values are mean ± SE of three replicates per group. Means in the same row with different superscripts are significantly (p < 0.05) different.