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Table 1.

Composition of basal diet (first experiment)

Ingredients%
Menhaden fish meal 25.0 
Wheat gluten meal 20.0 
Wheat flour 23.0 
Fish oil 25.0 
Vitamin mix(#30)* 1.0 
Trace mineral mix(#3)* 0.1 
Other micronutrients 5.9 
Total 100.0 
Ingredients%
Menhaden fish meal 25.0 
Wheat gluten meal 20.0 
Wheat flour 23.0 
Fish oil 25.0 
Vitamin mix(#30)* 1.0 
Trace mineral mix(#3)* 0.1 
Other micronutrients 5.9 
Total 100.0 
Constituents% (dry basis)
Crude protein 37.3 
Crude fat 28.5 
Crude fiber 3.4 
Ash 7.5 
Constituents% (dry basis)
Crude protein 37.3 
Crude fat 28.5 
Crude fiber 3.4 
Ash 7.5 
*

Standard USFWS pre-mixtures (see Halver, 1989).

As dietary %: choline chloride, 0.2; myo-inositol, 0.05; ascorbic acid,0.05; lysine hydrochloride, 0.2; NaCl, 0.3; KCl, 0.6; MgSO4, 0.2;FeSO4 7H2O, 0.015; SiO2, 1.0;alpha-cellulose, 3.285.

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