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A Response-Surface Analysis of Temperature-Salinity on Growth and Survival of the Caridean Shrimp, Macrobrachium americanum (Bate, 1868)

A Response-Surface Analysis of Temperature-Salinity on Growth and Survival of the Caridean Shrimp, Macrobrachium americanum (Bate, 1868)

Fermín López-Uriostegui1, Jesus T. Ponce-Palafox2*, Fabiola Lango-Reynoso1, María R. Castañeda-Chávez1, Itzel Galaviz-Villa1, Sergio Castillo-Vargasmachuca2 and Arturo Ruiz Luna3

1Postgraduate Doctorate in Aquaculture, National Technology of Mexico/Boca del Río Institute Technology Km. 12 Road Veracruz-Córdoba. Veracruz 94290, Mexico
2Nayarit State University, Coastal Bioengineering Laboratory, Nayarit, 63000, Mexico 3Center for Research in Food and Development A.C. Mazatlan unit. Mazatlan Sinaloa, 82000, Mexico

*      Corresponding author: jesus.ponce@usa.net

Fig. 1.

Weight (g) of M. americanum reared at different temperatures and salinities in recirculation systems for 72 days.

Fig. 2.

Specific growth rate (%/day) of M. americanum reared at different temperatures and salinities in a recirculating system.

Fig. 3.

Surface plot showing weight gain (g/week) of M. americanum reared at different temperatures and salinities in a recirculating system.

Fig. 4.

Surface plot showing survival (%) of M. americanum reared at different temperatures and salinities in a recirculating system for 72 days.

Fig. 5.

Response-surface contour plot showing Wf (g) of M. americanum reared at different temperatures and salinities in a recirculating system.

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Pakistan Journal of Zoology

October

Vol. 52, Iss. 5, Pages 1631-2026

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