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Title: Effect of dietary carotenoids on reproducers of Amazon River prawn Macrobrachium amazonicum. Part 1: metabolism,morphometric / zootechnical indexes, body composition and gametes.
Authors: COSTA, D. P. da
CASTILHO, C. de L.
SANTOS, U. R. A. dos
GEMAQUE, T. C.
DAMASCENO, L. F.
LIMA, J. de F.
MIRANDA FILHO, K. C.
Affiliation: DANIEL PEREIRA DA COSTA, UEAP
LEANDRO FERNANDES DAMASCENO, CPAF-AP
JO DE FARIAS LIMA, CPAF-AP
KLEBER CAMPOS MIRANDA FILHO, UFMG.
CLAUDIANA DE LIMA CASTILHO, UFRA
UCLÉDIA ROBERTA ALBERTO DOS SANTOS, UFSC
TAINÁRA CUNHA GEMAQUE, UFMG
Date Issued: 2021
Citation: Journal of Agricultural Studies, v. 9, n. 2, p. 32-56, 2021.
Description: The inclusion of natural extracts and solution of synthetic astaxan thin in the Macrobrachium amazonicum diet w ere tested to verify their effect on performance, body indexes and total accumulation of astaxanthin in the reproductive tissues and gametes of this crustacean in comparison with newly captured wild animals. The e xperi ment was randomized in blocks (five treatments with three replicates). Four groups were submitted, during 20 days, to diets in recirculation tanks: control diet (CONT); diet containing natural extract of “buriti” (CAR); diet with inclusion of natural “uruc um” extract (BIXN), diet with syntheti c astaxanthin (ASTX) and NATURAL group (not fed with ration). 180 prawns were used, with 60 males (6.08±1.96 g) and 120 females (4.55±1.03 g) distributed in five groups containing four males and eight females each . The re were no significant differences in performance and body indexes. The number of released spermatozoids, live spermatozoids, body and egg pigmentation was higher in BIXN and ASTX treatments. The ASTX treatment was superior to the NATURAL group in the body pigmentation of females and eggs and release of spermatophores by males. These results demonstrate that the use of natural and artificial carotenoid pigments in the diet are beneficial for reproduction of M. amazonicum.
Thesagro: Buriti
Urucum
NAL Thesaurus: Astaxanthin
Reproductive performance
Keywords: Electroejaculation
Prawn culture
Language: Ingles
Type of Material: Artigo de periódico
Access: openAccess
Appears in Collections:Artigo em periódico indexado (CPAF-AP)

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