Chapter 6. Nutrition of Wild and Cultured Lobsters

  1. Bruce F. Phillips
  1. Matthew M. Nelson1,
  2. Michael P. Bruce2,
  3. Peter D. Nichols3,
  4. Andrew G. Jeffs1 and
  5. Charles F. Phleger4

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995969.ch6

Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries

Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries

How to Cite

Nelson, M. M., Bruce, M. P., Nichols, P. D., Jeffs, A. G. and Phleger, C. F. (2006) Nutrition of Wild and Cultured Lobsters, in Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries (ed B. F. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995969.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental Biology, Muresk Institute, Curtin, University of Technology, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, USA

  2. 2

    NIWA, New Zealand

  3. 3

    CSIRO Marine Research, Australia

  4. 4

    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 19 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126571

Online ISBN: 9780470995969

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Keywords:

  • wild and cultured lobsters;
  • nutrition;
  • proteins;
  • carbohydrates;
  • lipids

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • From the wild

  • Proteins

  • Carbohydrates

  • Lipids

  • Vitamins and minerals

  • Attractants

  • Diet format

  • Feeding regimes

  • To the table

  • Conclusions and recommendations