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Table 2 Amino acid (AA) concentration (g/100 g of protein) of BSF meal and experimental diets

From: Dietary inclusion of a partially defatted black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) larva meal in low fishmeal-based diets for rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

  BSF BSF0 BSF3 BSF6 BSF9 BSF12 BSF15
Essential AA
 Arginine 3.9 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.0 5.0
 Histidine 2.2 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.9
 Isoleucine 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3
 Leucine 5.2 7.7 7.5 7.5 7.3 7.2 7.1
 Lysine 3.8 5.9 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.0
 Methionine 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6
 Cysteine 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.3
 Phenylalanine 3.0 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.3
 Tyrosine 4.8 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.2
 Threonine 3.1 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6
 Valine 4.9 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3
Non-essential AA
 Alanine 6.2 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8
 Aspartic acid 6.7 8.1 7.9 7.9 7.7 7.7 7.6
 Glycine 4.2 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2
 Glutamic acid 8.8 16.0 15.9 16.1 16.1 16.3 16.2
 Proline 5.5 8.5 8.2 8.1 7.8 7.6 7.4
 Serine 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6
  1. Abbreviations: BSF Hermetia illucens