fish meal


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fish′ meal`

or fish′meal`,


n.
dried fish ground for use as fertilizer, animal feed, or an ingredient in other foods.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fish meal - ground dried fish used as fertilizer and as feed for domestic livestock
feed, provender - food for domestic livestock
organic, organic fertiliser, organic fertilizer - a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
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Results: As a protein source, lamb meal showed significantly lower values for multiple measures of protein quality and essential amino acid content when compared with both poultry meal and fish meal.
However, the intake and production performance reduced with 100% replacement of fish meal with silkworm meal (Ijaiya and Eko, 2009; Dutta and Dutta, 2012).
The present production of fish meal is at maximum level but its use in fish industry is increasing day by day which is reached upto 4 million metric tons by 2015 and total production of fish meal is estimated nearly 6 million tons per year (Ranjhan and Athithan, 2015).
Formulated diets contains a sufficient amount of phosphorus in fish diet but a large amount of it is in the form of phytate in plants by-products like sunflower meal and in the form of tri-calcium phosphate in fish meal.
With roughly 6 percent of the UN estimate of global food waste, we could replace the entire world's fish meal market--a feat that would yield the carbon savings equivalent of ditching two-thirds of the globe's vehicles.
Many alternatives resources such as feather meal [19], meat and bone meal, hydrolyzed feather meal, fleshings-meal and blood meal [24,25], dried fermented fish by-product silage [6], poultry silage [26], shrimp head waste meal [27,28], poultry by-product meal [2,29], skate meal and sablefish viscera meal [30] have been tried to replace fish meal either partially or fully, but even these meals of various animal sources are not sufficient to meet the growing demands of fish raising industry.
Trout fed a diet containing 5 percent fish meal and 49 to 58 percent nut meal had survival and growth rates similar to trout fed a diet containing 55 percent fish meal.
Calysta can help meet this need by supplying the aquaculture industry with a naturally produced, sustainable and traceable alternative to replace conventional ingredients based on fish meal and soya.
Consequently, researches are needed to understand and evaluate the alternative sources of protein derived from agro industrial byproducts or other organisms potential that will substitute fully or partially for fish meal (GarciaGalano et al.
On the basis of regions the fish meal market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East and Africa.
Such farms traditionally use fish meal made from wild caught fish.
mesopotamicus have been described (Abimorad, Carneiro & Urbinati, 2007; Abreu, Takahashi, Hoshiba & Urbinati, 2009; Takahashi, Abreu, Biller & Urbinati, 2006), the evaluation of these parameters may help understand the effect of fish meal replacement and the consumption of soybean products in different practical diets for the species.