Feed and Feeding Practices in Aquaculture

Feed and Feeding Practices in Aquaculture

2nd Edition - June 15, 2022

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  • Editor: D. Allen Davis
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128215982

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Feed and Feeding Practices in Aquaculture, Second Edition continues to play an important role in the successful production of fish and other seafood for human consumption. This is an excellent resource for understanding the key properties of feeds for aquaculture, advances in feed formulation and manufacturing techniques, and the practicalities of feeding systems and strategies. Many new updates have been integrated to reflect recent advances within the market, including special emphasis on up-and-coming trends and new technologies on monitoring fish feeding patterns, making this book useful for anyone working in R&D in the production of feed, as well as nutritionists, farm owners and technicians, and academics/postgraduate students with a research interest in the area. 

Key Features

  • Includes new research information on using feed to enhance the sensory qualities of fish
  • Presents the latest research in aquafeed and processing
  • Provides the latest information on regulatory issues regarding feed and fish health


Researchers and Scientists in Aquatic Fields; Aquatic Biology, Marine Biology Animal Nutrition and Animal Science as well as students in those fields. Students in Fisheries Science, Aquatic Science, Animal Science and Aquaculture

Table of Contents

  • Part 1: Feed and fertiliser in aquaculture: an overview
    1. Overview of aquaculture feeds: global impacts of ingredient use
    2. Fertilizers in aquaculture
    3. Nutritional requirements of cultured fish: formulating nutritionally adequate feeds
    4. Complete feeds—intensive systems
    5. Regulatory aspects of compound feed in aquaculture

    Part 2: Feed ingredients, production and processing
    6. Quality control of feed ingredients for aquaculture
    7. Additives in aquafeed: an overview
    8. Replacing fishmeal and fish oil in industrial aquafeeds for carnivorous fish
    9. Use of pre- and probiotics in finfish aquaculture
    10. Safety of medical feed additives in the food chain
    11. Using feed to enhance the color quality of fish and crustaceans
    12. Storage and handling of feeds for fish and shrimp

    Part 3: Feeding strategies and environmental impact
    13. Feeding in hatcheries
    14. Feeding equipment
    15. Environmental impact of phosphorus and nitrogen from aquaculture

Product details

  • No. of pages: 470
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2022
  • Published: June 15, 2022
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128215982

About the Editor

D. Allen Davis

Dr. D. Allen Davis, Alumni Professor, School of Fisheries and Aquaculture and Aquatic Science, Auburn University. Dr. Davis has ~30 years of experience in fishery research. He’s received 12 prestigious awards including most recently, the Directors Research Award and Guthrie Award for Achievement in International Agriculture. He has published over ~169 publication cited 2084 times and is a frequent speaker at conferences. His research has improved technologies for the culture of marine and freshwater species for stock enhancement and aquaculture. His primary emphasis is on graduate student education, the development and improvement of commercial feeds and feed management strategies, as well as providing continuing education opportunities to the industry.

Affiliations and Expertise

Alumni Professor, School of Fisheries and Aquaculture and Aquatic Science, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA

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