Cobia Grouper Asian seabass
  North South North Central Central South
  2010 2013 2010 2013 2010 2013 2010 2013 2010 2013 2010 2013 2010 2013
Cage or pond cage cage pond pond cage pond
Nursery phase
Trash-fish 12 2.7 12 1.3 8.1 1.4 - 4.0 6.0 2.3 1.9 1.1 3.6 -
Pellets - - - - - - - - - - - -   0.61
Grow-out phase 1
Trash-fish 18 13 15 6.2 15 6.2 5.8 10 11 9.2 4.0 8.8 6.6 -
Pellets - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1.7
Grow-out phase 2
Trash-fish 22 26 19 13 17 16 18 16 19 25 6.9 23 10 -
Pellets - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.1
Grow-out phase 3
Trash-fish 32 52 21 25 26 48 32 27 24 46 7.0 46 14 -
Pellets - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4.0
Average feed conversion ratio (FCR)
Trash-fish 6.6 5.4 6.4 5.0 9.1 4.2 12 12 12 13 6.2 5.9 4.0 -
Pellets - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.0
- = data not collected
Table 8: Approximate quantity of feed used (g/fish/day).
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