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Aquaculture Studies 2012, Vol 12, Num, 2     (Pages: 017-023)

The Importance of Fatty Acids in Nutrition of Sturgeons

Bilal AKBULUT 1 ,Biro JANKA 2-3 ,Ahmet Faruk YEŞİLSU 1

1 Su Ürünleri Merkez Araştırma Enstitüsü Müdürlüğü, Vali Adil Yazar Cad., Kaşüstü Beldesi, Yomra, Trabzon
2 Research Institute for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Irrigation, P.O.B. 47 H-5541 Szarvas, Hungary
DOI : 10.17693/yunusae.v2012i21909.235438 Viewed : 1767 - Downloaded : 1097 In this review, we focused on the role of fatty acids in nutrition for the living, growth and to keep the generations of sturgeon in farming conditions. Not yet been developed an ideal feed for sturgeon. Farmer in our country used trout feed for feeding of sturgeon. It is thought that they need linoleic (18:2 n-6) and á-linolenic (18:3 n-3) fatty acids in their diet. However, it is recommended that the feed is also rich in EPA and DHA in order to find n-3 series (EPA and DHA) in their meat and caviar. With examining the recent studies on fatty acids the requirements of the sturgeon and the fatty oil resources is to present a coherent way. Keywords : Fatty acid, feed, Linolenic, HUFA, Sturgeon