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Rotifer Production as a First Feed Item for Intensive Finfish Larviculture

600-105 (CNRE-61P) Live feeds are an integral component in the cultivation of most marine finfish species during larval stages. The first live feed that has demonstrated acceptability for most marine species, and which can typically be raised on a commercial scale, is the rotifer Brachionous spp. This publication is a review of culture and enrichment of rotifers for application as a first live feed in aquaculture hatcheries. 8.5x11 Color DS 24# stapled upper left, 3 pages