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Table 2 Effects of feeding crabs FO or LO diets on growth performance of juvenile mitten crab (means ± SD)

From: Effects of the complete replacement of fish oil with linseed oil on growth, fatty acid composition, and protein expression in the Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis)

  Groups
FO LO
Survival rate (%) 75 75
Initial weight (g, n = 12) 2.13 ± 0.08 2.13 ± 0.06
Initial carapace length (mm, n = 12) 15.28 ± 0.14 15.21 ± 0.14
Initial carapace width (mm, n = 12) 17.24 ± 0.20 17.22 ± 0.27
Final weight (g, n = 9) 5.39 ± 0.48 5.60 ± 0.80
Final carapace length (mm, n = 9) 20.42 ± 0.87 20.59 ± 1.14
Final carapace width (mm, n = 9) 22.17 ± 0.80 22.75 ± 1.19
Weight gain (n = 9, %) 153.30 ± 24.81 164.50 ± 45.54
Specific growth rate (n = 9, %) 0.82 ± 0.09 0.85 ± 0.15
Hepatosomatic index (n = 9, %) 7.75 ± 0.26 8.03 ± 0.34
Feed conversion ratio 2.16 ± 0.11 2.02 ± 0.08