Growth rates and food conversion in young plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.) fed on artificial and natural diets

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An attempt was made to study the effect of diet on growth rates in fish. Results suggest that fish on diets of natural foods grow much more rapidly than fish receiving a diet of artificial foods. Studies such as this one have broad implications for the commercial fishing industry. © 1972.

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Kirk, R. G., & Howell, B. R. (1972). Growth rates and food conversion in young plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.) fed on artificial and natural diets. Aquaculture, 1(C), 29–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/0044-8486(72)90004-X

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