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Table 3 Muscle biochemical composition of Catla catla fed with different concentrations of Citrus sinensis-supplemented diets during the experimental period

From: Effect of dietary Citrus sinensis peel extract on growth performance, digestive enzyme activity, muscle biochemical composition, and metabolic enzyme status of the freshwater fish, Catla catla

Parameters Citrus sinensis concentration g kg− 1
  Control 2.00 (diet 1) 6.00 (diet 2) 10 (diet 3)
Protein (mg/G) Initial 27.68 ± 0.66 27.68 ± 0.66 27.68 ± 0.66 27.68 ± 0.66
Final 33.93 ± 1.19d 41.11 ± 1.31c 63.61 ± 3.16 a 55.54 ± 2.21b
Carbohydrate (mg/G) Initial 14.13 ± 0.91 14.13 ± 0.91 14.13 ± 0.91 14.13 ± 0.91
Final 21.74 ± 1.05b 25.12 ± 1.93b 44.48 ± 4.94a 39.57 ± 1.64a
Lipid (mg/G) Initial 4.80 ± 0.58 4.80 ± 0.58 4.80 ± 0.58 4.80 ± 0.58
Final 6.72 ± 1.09b 7.22 ± 1.31ab 9.70 ± 1.10a 7.25 ± 1.52ab
  1. Mean values within the same row sharing the same superscript are not significantly different (P ˃ 0.05), Citrus sinensis-free diet; n = 3 (three samples from each treatment), mean ± SD
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