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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Optimizing the Production of Coho Salmon in Ras Throgugh the Development of Cost-Effective, Fish Meal Free Feeds

Location: Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research

Project Number: 2050-21310-004-11
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Jun 01, 2012
End Date: May 31, 2015

Objective:
To develop alternative, fish meal free feeds for coho salmon reared in recirculating aquaculture systems.

Approach:
The first experiment will compare diets types (ingredient groups) at different lipid levels in order to reduce visceral fat. Research will be conducted in the laboratory facilities in Bozeman, Montana and conditional approval for transfer of SweetSpring salmon eggs to the facility has been approved by the Montana department of Fish Wildlife and Parks.

Last Modified: 10/21/2014
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