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Single cell protein from methanotrophic bacteria as an alternative healthy and functional protein source in aquafeeds, a holistic approach in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) juveniles

Unvaccinated rainbow trout juveniles were purchased from Truchas de Leiza SL (Leiza, Navarra, Spain), and transported to IRTA research facilities in la R`apita (Tarragona, Spain). Trouts were acclimated during two weeks in a 6 m3 …

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Microbiome study of a coupled aquaponic system: unveiling the independency of bacterial communities and their beneficial influences among different compartments

To understand the microbiome composition and interplay among bacterial communities in different compartments of a coupled freshwater aquaponics system growing flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) and lettuces (Lactuca sativa), 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing of …

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Production of flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus) and lettuce 2 (Lactuca sativa) in a coupled aquaponic system under winter conditions

The experimental coupled aquaponic system used in this trial is shown in Figure 1. In brief, the system was composed of three replicate aquaponic units within a greenhouse,  being each aquaponic unit an experimental replicate. …

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Impact of the diet in the gut microbiota after an inter-species microbial transplantation in fish

Under current experimental conditions, Atlantic salmon were used as donors of intestinal microbiota, whereas gilthead seabream were chosen as recipients. In particular, Atlantic salmon with an initial body weight (BWi) of 55.0 ± 0.1 g (mean ± SD) were …