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Proximate, Fatty Acid and Mineral Composition of Orange-Spotted Grouper Epinephelus coioides from Parangipettai Coast

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The marine fish are extraordinarily nourishing food and are affluently accessible fish meat source. Fresh examined sample of grouper fish was collected from Mudasal odai fish landing center. The protein, carbohydrate, lipid, ash and moisture contents of Epinephelus coioides were found to be 19.07 mg, 4.03, 2.61, 77.38 mg and 1.21 mg/g respectively. The potassium and phosphorus are the predominant elements other nine components are present in considerable quantities in the total of 11 minerals. Palmitic acid, Oleic acid and Stearic acid were observed to be the major elements of total presented 15 fatty acids. In this current study we have concluded the grouper fish having rich source of protein and good fatty acids and it will facilitate to enhance the nutrition level on poor folks


International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 39)
R. Anbarasu et al., "Proximate, Fatty Acid and Mineral Composition of Orange-Spotted Grouper Epinephelus coioides from Parangipettai Coast", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 39, pp. 63-67, 2015
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May 2015

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