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Table 6 Whole-body fatty acid (% of total fatty acids) profile of C. mrigala fed experimental diets

From: Influence of fishmeal-replaced diet on nutrient digestibility, digestive enzyme activity, and whole-body fatty acid profile of Indian major carp, Cirrhinus mrigala

Fatty acids Control feed Test feed
C10:0 0.33 ± 0.02a 0.37 ± 0.02a
C12:0 0.23 ± 0.02a 0.18 ± 0.01a
C13:0 13.09 ± 0.40a 16.70 ± 1.35a
C14:0 0.83 ± 0.05a 0.90 ± 0.15a
C15:0 0.41 ± 0.02a 0.38 ± 0.01a
C16:0 15.78 ± 0.09a 16.15 ± 0.59a
C17:0 0.23 ± 0.03a 0.24 ± 0.00a
C18:0 9.53 ± 0.27a 7.82 ± 0.28a
C20:0 0.35 ± 0.04a 0.38 ± 0.05a
C21:0 ND 0.30 ± 0.02
C22:0 0.44 ± 0.02a 0.40 ± 0.05a
C23:0 2.48 ± 0.12a 2.54 ± 0.19a
C24:0 0.31 ± 0.05a 0.38 ± 0.02a
ΣSFA 44.01 ± 0.46a 46.76 ± 0.76a
C14:1 2.02 ± 0.96a 2.45 ± 0.07a
C15:1 0.38 ± 0.02a 0.39 ± 0.03a
C16:1 2.11 ± 0.13a 2.37 ± 0.24a
C17:1 0.28 ± 0.02a 0.25 ± 0.00a
C18:1 20.50 ± 0.24a 20.30 ± 1.26a
C20:1 0.90 ± 0.03a 1.39 ± 0.23a
C22:1 0.49 ± 0.05a 0.29 ± 0.04a
C24:1 0.51 ± 0.05a 0.56 ± 0.05a
ΣMUFA 27.19 ± 0.93a 28.00 ± 1.72a
C18:2n6 9.34 ± 0.10a 8.29 ± 0.38a
C18:3n6 0.43 ± 0.04a 0.50 ± 0.00a
C20:2n6 0.77 ± 0.05a 0.79 ± 0.04a
C20:3n6 5.25 ± 0.15a 5.01 ± 0.24a
C20:4n6 0.42 ± 0.01 ND
C22:2n6 0.77 ± 0.05a 0.14 ± 0.01a
Σ PUFA n-6 16.98 ± 0.14a 14.74 ± 0.58a
C18:3n3 2.24 ± 0.24a 4.05 ± 0.09b
C20:5n3 0.55 ± 0.04a 0.48 ± 0.02a
C22:6n3 6.50 ± 0.21a 5.52 ± 0.32a
Σ PUFA n-3 9.29 ± 0.38a 10.05 ± 0.42a
SFA/PUFA 1.67 ± 0.14a 1.89 ± 0.18a
n-6/n-3 1.83 ± 0.15 1.47 ± 0.17
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SE (n = 15)
  2. Means of each parameter in the same row with similar superscript are not significantly different
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