Body and nutritional composition of Tilapia (Tilapia ssp.) from the southern Seyhan River


Dikel S. , Celik M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES, vol.22, no.6, pp.517-520, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.517-520

Abstract

Nutritional composition and edible part of carcass of tilapia caught from the Southern Seyhan River were investigated in this study. The results showed that edible part of carcass of male and female tilapia were 52.8+/-1.34% and 51.4+/-0.57%, respectively. Dry matter of carcass was 21.8+/-0.08% whereas water content was 78.2+/-0.08%. Crude protein, crude fat and crude ash were 2.66+/-0.75%, 12.16+/-0.74% and 5.18+/-0.02%, respectively.