Fatty acids (%) Egg stage-I Egg stage-II Egg stage-III Egg stage-IV 1st zoea stage
C12:0 1.31 ± 0.19 1.17 ± 0.08 0.45 ± 0.03 0.60 ± 0.07 0.87 ± 0.03
C13:0 0.51 ± 0.05 0.24 ± 0.03 0.16 ± 0.02 0.17 ± 0.04 0.24 ± 0.01
C14:0 3.88 ± 0.12 3.78 ± 0.13 3.25 ± 0.07 3.42 ± 0.34 3.11 ± 0.12
C15:0 1.08 ± 0.2 1.20 ± 0.06 1.36 ± 0.07 0.94 ± 0.04 0.89 ± 0.03
C16:0 25.48 ± 0.52 24.14 ± 0.35 23.86 ± 0.31 23.60 ± 0.34 20.91 ± 0.41
C17:0 1.98 ± 0.08 1.82 ± 0.06 1.85 ± 0.19 1.38 ± 0.08 1.05 ± 0.04
C18:0 6.58 ± 0.18 5.47 ± 0.13 7.66 ± 0.18 4.79 ± 0.24 4.81 ± 0.16
C19:0 0.49 ± 0.06 0.29 ± 0.04 0.24 ± 0.03 0.27 ± 0.03 0.19 ± 0.07
C20:0 0.26 ± 0.05 0.37 ± 0.04 0.41 ± 0.06 0.50 ± 0.02 0.46 ± 0.02
Σ SFA 41.60a 38.51c 39.26b 35.70d 32.56e
C14:1n5c 0.16 ± 0.03 0.17 ± 0.09 0.13 ± 0.02 0.17 ± 0.04 0.13 ± 0.02
C16:1n5c 0.62 ± 0.04 0.55 ± 0.04 0.49 ± 0.03 0.27 ± 0.04 0.55 ± 0.03
C16:1n9c 0.41 ± 0.02 0.25 ± 0.02 0.33 ± 0.02 0.42 ± 0.01 1.19 ± 0.10
C17:1n8c 1.05 ± 0.04 1.22 ± 0.07 1.42 ± 0.05 0.98 ± 0.07 1.44 ± 0.07
C17:1n6c 0.29 ± 0.01 0.23 ± 0.04 0.25 ± 0.04 0.19 ± 0.05 0.21 ± 0.04
C18:1n9c 23.96 ± 1.23 19.84 ± 0.73 24.94 ± 0.77 22.30 ± 0.39 18.77 ± 0.41
C18:1n7c 6.22 ± 0.75 5.62 ± 0.59 8.06 ± 0.24 3.54 ± 0.31 3.25 ± 0.22
C18:1n5c 0.45 ± 0.06 0.28 ± 0.06 0.25 ± 0.09 0.32 ± 0.08 0.35 ± 0.06
C19:1n9c 0.25 ± 0.06 0.20 ± 0.03 0.35 ± 0.04 0.25 ± 0.07 0.18 ± 0.05
Σ MUFA 33.44b 28.38c 36.22a 28.44c 26.09d
C18:2n6c 6.45 ± 0.49 5.46 ± 0.32 5.73 ± 0.31 6.99 ± 0.20 5.57 ± 0.73
C18:3n6c 0.67 ± 0.05 0.51 ± 0.03 0.50 ± 0.03 0.71 ± 0.07 0.46 ± 0.08
C20:2n6c 0.70 ± 0.08 0.77 ± 0.04 0.92 ± 0.07 1.12 ± 0.11 0.93 ± 0.04
C20:3n6c 1.55 ± 0.06 1.61 ± 0.02 1.79 ± 0.06 1.17 ± 0.06 0.60 ± 0.05
C20:4n6c 0.84 ± 0.03 0.73 ± 0.05 1.75 ± 0.05 1.91 ± 0.04 2.04 ± 0.08
Σ PUFA 10.22b 9.07c 10.7b 11.92a 9.60c
Unidentified 14.74 24.02 13.81 23.93 31.74
PUFA/SFA 0.24 0.23 0.27 0.33 0.29
Table 2: Fatty acid composition (%) in egg stages and 1st zoeal stage of M. idae.