GROWTH SURVEILLANCE OF CATLACATLA FINGERLINGS FED ONPOTATO PEEL DIETMansha Ansari and Nandita Singh
Large amountsof potatoes are presently used to prepare value-added food items to fulfil the requirement,particularly from the fast food and packaged foods industries. As a result, large amounts of peels areproduced, posing a serious disposal dilemma for the business, especially given the growing awareness ofthe importance of limiting environmental effect and ensuring long-term sustainability. The present studywas done by incorporating 5%, 10% and 20% potato peel in the diet of Catlacatla. Long term dietary studyshowed the highest percentage weight gain in 20% potato peel diet, followed by 10 % potato peel, 5%potato peel and control. Similarly results was seen in the gain of length of the fish. Highest percentagelength gain was observed in 20% potato peel diet followed by 10 % potato peel, 5% potato peel and control.Throughout study, the fish remained healthy and survival rate was 100 %.