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Title
Measuring Metabolic Rate to Improve Growth in Fish, Mollusks, and Crustaceans
Category
Mariculture
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Author
Ben Renquist
Description

University of Arizona researcher Ben Renquist and his coworkers have refined a technique to test fertilized eggs and other living fish parts for high oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production during metabolism, using a chemical they trademarked Alamar Blue®. The high oxygen consumers were proven to grow significantly faster, showing promise for improved aquaculture production. 45 min webinar

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Document Date
06/20/2016
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Last Updated by
Sue Keller
Last Updated on
2017-06-02
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