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International Journal Of Forest, Animal And Fisheries Research(IJFAF)

A review: Application of probiotics in aquaculture

Bidika Subedi , Abhimanyu Shrestha

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DOI: 10.22161/ijfaf.4.5.1

Journal : International Journal Of Forest, Animal And Fisheries Research(IJFAF)


Probiotics can be used as beneficial alternative to enhance the aquaculture production in sustainable way. Selection of the right strain and dose for particular aquaculture species is necessary for the desirable benefits of probiotics application. Probiotics can be administrated as water additives, feed additives and through injection of which as feed additives is commonly used in aquaculture. Application of probiotics has various benefits in aquaculture production as improve the growth performance, enhances the feed utilization, enhance the immune defense against pathogens, disease resistance, improve water quality and enhance stress tolerance capacity. Thus, application of probiotics in aquaculture can be used at the farm level to enhance the economic performance of the aquaculture species.

aquaculture, probiotics, non- pathogenic, non-toxic.

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