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The use of prebiotics to improve fish health - FC1144

Description
Summary Objectives:-
Analyse the potential for using prebiotics in aquaculture to be achieved by understanding the natural bacterial flora of healthy fish, evaluating candidate compounds such as oligosaccharides that can beneficially alter the bacterial flora and develop strategies for successful delivery of materials.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Examine the potential for reducing disease in farmed fish through the use of prebiotics, thus decreasing the use of chemotherapeutants , benefitting the environment and the consumer.
Project Documents
• Final Report : The use of prebiotics to improve fish health   (175k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2000

To: 2004

Cost: £293,318
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Biotechnology              
Bonamia              
Finfish              
Fish Disease              
Fisheries