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Bioconversion: Tilapia fish turn insects and weeds into edible protein

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E. Fred Legner, Division of Biological Control, University of California, Riverside
Frank W. Pelsue, Southeast Mosquito Abatement District, South Gate, California

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California Agriculture 34(11):13-14.

Published November 01, 1980

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Feeding voraciously on chironomid midges or on aquatic weeds, two Tilapia fish species in southern California convert these nuisance pests into tons of edible fish protein.

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Bioconversion: Tilapia fish turn insects and weeds into edible protein

E. Fred Legner, Frank W. Pelsue
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Bioconversion: Tilapia fish turn insects and weeds into edible protein

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

E. Fred Legner, Division of Biological Control, University of California, Riverside
Frank W. Pelsue, Southeast Mosquito Abatement District, South Gate, California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 34(11):13-14.

Published November 01, 1980

PDF  |  Citation  |  Permissions

Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Feeding voraciously on chironomid midges or on aquatic weeds, two Tilapia fish species in southern California convert these nuisance pests into tons of edible fish protein.

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Full text is available in PDF.

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