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dc.contributor.authorTocher, Douglas Ren_UK
dc.contributor.authorBell, J Gordonen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMcGhee, Fionaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorDick, James Ren_UK
dc.contributor.authorFonseca-Madrigal, Jorgeen_UK
dc.description.abstractChanges in fatty acid metabolism in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) induced by vegetable oil (VO) replacement of fish oil (FO) and high dietary oil in aquaculture diets can have negative impacts on the nutritional quality of the product for the human consumer, including altered flesh fatty acid composition and lipid content. A dietary trial was designed to investigate the twin problems of FO replacement and high energy diets in salmon throughout the entire production cycle. Salmon were grown from first feeding to around 2 kg on diets in which FO was completely replaced by a 1:1 blend of linseed and rapeseed oils at low (14-17%) and high (25-35%) dietary oil levels. This paper reports specifically on the influence of diet on various aspects of fatty acid metabolism. Fatty acid compositions of liver, intestinal tissue and gill were altered by the diets with increased proportions of C18 polyunsaturated fatty acids and decreased proportions of n-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids (HUFA) in fish fed VO compared to fish fed FO. HUFA synthesis in hepatocytes and enterocytes was significantly higher in fish fed VO, whereas β-oxidation was unaltered by either dietary oil content or type. Over the entire production cycle, HUFA synthesis in hepatocytes showed a decreasing trend with age interrupted by a large peak in activity at seawater transfer. Gill cell prostaglandin (PG) production showed a possible seasonal trend, with peak activities in winter and low activities in summer and at seawater transfer. PG production in seawater was lower in fish fed the high oil diets with the lowest PG production generally observed in fish fed high VO. The changes in fatty acid metabolism induced by high dietary oil and VO replacement contribute to altered flesh lipid content and fatty acid compositions, and so merit continued investigation to minimize any negative impacts that sustainable, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective aquaculture diets could have in the future.en_UK
dc.relationTocher DR, Bell JG, McGhee F, Dick JR & Fonseca-Madrigal J (2003) Effects of dietary lipid level and vegetable oil on fatty acid metabolism in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) over the whole production cycle. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 29 (3), pp. 193-209.;
dc.rightsPublished in Fish Physiology and Biochemistry by Springer.; The final publication is available at www.springerlink.comen_UK
dc.subjectAtlantic salmonen_UK
dc.subjectSalmo salaren_UK
dc.subjectFish oilen_UK
dc.subjectVegetable oilen_UK
dc.subjectLinseed oilen_UK
dc.subjectRapeseed oilen_UK
dc.subjectPolyunsaturated fatty acidsen_UK
dc.subjectTissue compositionsen_UK
dc.subjectPUFA biosynthesisen_UK
dc.subjectAtlantic salmonen_UK
dc.subjectFishes Nutritionen_UK
dc.subjectFishes Qualityen_UK
dc.subjectFatty acids Metabolismen_UK
dc.titleEffects of dietary lipid level and vegetable oil on fatty acid metabolism in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) over the whole production cycleen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleFish Physiology and Biochemistryen_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.description.notesThis article was subsequently updated, see revised version on Springer:
dc.contributor.affiliationInstitute of Aquacultureen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationInstitute of Aquacultureen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Stirlingen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationInstitute of Aquacultureen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationMichoacan University of San Nicolas de Hildalgo (UMSNH)en_UK
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorTocher, Douglas R|0000-0002-8603-9410en_UK
local.rioxx.authorBell, J Gordon|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorMcGhee, Fiona|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorDick, James R|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorFonseca-Madrigal, Jorge|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.filenameFOSIS final.pdfen_UK
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