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Table 4 Effect of the dietary inclusion of BSF meal on growth performance of rainbow trout (n = 4)

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

  BSF0 BSF3 BSF6 BSF9 BSF12 BSF15 SEM P-value
Mortality, % 0.00 1.04 1.04 1.04 0.00 2.08 0.512 0.708
iIBW, g 100.1 100.1 100.4 100.0 100.4 100.0 0.388 0.999
iFBW, g 278.8 282.3 284.9 278.4 272.9 267.0 2.06 0.179
iWG, g 178.8 182.3 184.6 178.5 172.6 167.3 3.536 0.818
SGR, %/d 0.84 0.84 0.84 0.83 0.82 0.78 0.010 0.675
FCR 1.08 1.09 1.09 1.12 1.13 1.18 0.013 0.398
PER 2.02 1.99 2.00 1.94 1.94 1.83 0.024 0.339
  1. Abbreviations: BSF Hermetia illucens, SEM standard error of the mean, iIBW individual initial body weight, iFBW individual final body weight, iWG individual weight gain, SGR specific growth rate, FCR feed conversion ratio, PER protein efficiency ratio