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Table 1 Ingredients, proximate composition and energy content of the experimental diets

From: Effect of different protein supply on growth of three populations of a crab adapted to low energy diets

Ingredients (g) Diet
1 2 3 4 5
Fishmeala 49.3 98.8 197.8 296.8 395.8
Cod-liver oil 24.7 19.4 8.8 0 0
Corn starchb 508.6 467.3 384.7 297.8 190.7
CMCc 20 20 20 20 20
Na alginate 50 50 50 50 50
Vitamins + mineralsd 10 10 10 10 10
Bentonite 337.4 334.5 328.7 325.4 333.5
Total 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000
Proximate composition (%)      
Crude protein 3 6 12 18 24
Lipids 3 3 3 3.1 4.2
Carbohydrates 58.8 54.7 46.4 37.8 27.1
Dry matter 98 97.5 97.6 98.1 98.4
Ash 36.3 40.4 45.6 52.1 58.2
Gross energy (kJ/g) 1200 1200 1200 1200 1200
  1. a60.6 % crude protein, 10.7 % lipids, 0 % carbohidrates
  2. b99.7 % carbohidrates, 0.3 % protein
  3. cCarboxymethylcellulose sodium salt (Sigma-Aldrich®, USA)
  4. dCentrum multivitamins multiminerals (Wyeth®, Canada)