Table 14. Digestibility (%) of different feeds and feed ingredients by Fenneropenaeus indicus, Penaeus monodon, Litopenaeus vannamei and P. Japonicus
Item Gross energy digestibility Apparent organic matter digestibility Apparent carbohydrate digestibility Apparent digestibility of crude protein Apparent lipid digestibility Apparent dry matter digestibility Species
Feed1 83.8787.63 78.5182.36 79.4287.67 85.0285.92 95.2697.51 76.9887.74 F. indicus
Soybean meal1 81.52 70.56 72.05 85.56 93.07 76.63 F. indicus
Feed (35.43 Protein, 5.24 lipid)2 80.79 80.2 80.53 69.21 F. indicus
Feed (42.83 Protein, 5.53 lipid)2 79.55 87.47 85.11 64.55 F. indicus
Feed (42.42 Protein, 5.14 Lipid)2 92.66 95.58 87.28 74.87 F. indicus
Feed3     75.8 90.1 63.6 P. japonicus
Feed3     63.4 90.4 75.5 60.1 P. monodon
Feed3     73.5 91.6 70.4 61.2 P. vannamei
1Nik Khah, et al. (2000)
2Sara (2006)
3Akiyama (1989)