|Appears in Collections:||Aquaculture Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Determination of n-3 HUFA content in Atlantic salmon flesh based on the lipid content, morphometric measurements and blood fatty acid composition: A modeling approach|
Tocher, Douglas R
long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid
|Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell / World Sturgeon Conservation Society (WSCS) and Deutschen Wissenschaftliche Kommission für Internationale Meeresforschung (DWK)|
|Citation:||Schlechtriem C, Bron J & Tocher DR (2009) Determination of n-3 HUFA content in Atlantic salmon flesh based on the lipid content, morphometric measurements and blood fatty acid composition: A modeling approach, Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 25 (1), pp. 120-123.|
|Abstract:||Fish are the most important source of n-3HUFA in the human diet and, with declining wild stocks, an increasing proportion is being provided by aquaculture. Paradoxically fish diets have traditionally used fish oil and meal themselves derived from wild fisheries. Continued aquaculture development requires fish oil to be replaced with vegetable oils, the only sustainable alternative. However, vegetable oils lack n-3 HUFA and so flesh from fish reared on these diets can also have reduced n-3 HUFA and thus reduced nutritional quality. This accepted, flesh n-3 HUFA content should be an economically important trait, but to be included in the breeding goal the trait must be measurable. In the present study, we investigated whether flesh n-3 HUFA content of salmon can be estimated in a non-fatal way. We showed that a general regression model based on flesh lipid content, morphometric and blood fatty acid measurements could estimate and predict flesh n-3HUFA content. This would allow a choice from a range of selection methods, including mass selection or within family selection, if this important flesh quality trait would be included in future breeding programmes for salmon.|
|Rights:||The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author; you can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.|
|TAPAS2.pdf||284.87 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Embargo until 28/2/2079 Request a copy|
Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependant on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.