Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

R/F-69

Essential fatty acid nutrition of hybrid striped bass larvae

Principal Investigator: 

Reginal M. Harrell

Start/End Year: 

1990 to 1994

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Tuu-jyi Chai, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Topic(s): 

Description: 

Determine the effects of dietary HUFA supplement on production and performance of hybrid striped bass. Determine the function of 20:5 (n-3) and 22:6 (n-3) in the diets of hybrid striped bass with respect to growth. Determine the requirements (by weight) of (n-3) fatty acids for hybrid striped bass.