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Denstadli, D., G. Shurson, and M. Øverland. 2012. Evaluation of HP-DDG and DDGS in high protein or low protein diets for rainbow trout Onchorhynchus mykiss. Aquaculture America, Las Vegas, NV. Feb. 29-March 2.

Shurson, G. 2012. Overview of nutritional characteristics of DDGS in aquaculture feeds. Aquaculture America, Las Vegas, NV. Feb. 29-March 2.

Coyle, S.D., G.J. Mengel, J.H. Tidwell, and C.D. Webster. 2004. Evaluation of growth, feed utilization, and economics of hybrid tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus × Oreochromis aureus, fed diets containing different protein sources in combination with distillers dried grains with solubles. Aquaculture Res. Vol. 35, Issue 4, p. 365.

Scientific Articles

Øverland, M., A. Krogdahl, G. Shurson, A. Skrede, and V. Denstadli. 2013. Evaluation of distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and high protein distiller's dried grains (HPDDG) in diets for rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Aquaculture 416-417 (2013) 201-208.

Shurson, J. 2012. Maize dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) – A new alternative ingredient in aquafeeds. World Aquaculture (Sep.) Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 54-58.

Ayadi, F.Y., K. Muthukumarappan, K.A. Rosentrater, and M.L. Brown. 2011. Twin-screw extrusion processing of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) feeds using various levels of corn-based distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). Cereal Chem. Vol. 88(4), p. 363-374.

Gaylord, G.T., F.T. Barrows, K.E. Overturf, K. Liu, and G. Hu. 2010. An overview of progress toward developing an all plant-based diet for rainbow trout. Bull. Fish. Res. Agen., Vol. 31, p. 9-14.

Kannadhason, S., K.A. Rosentrater, K. Muthukumarappan, and M.L. Brown. 2010. Twin screw extrusion of DDGS-based aquaculture feeds. J. World Aquaculture Soc. Vol. 41(S1), p. 1-15.

Li, M.H., E.H. Robinson, D.F. Oberle, and P.M. Lucas. 2010. Effects of various corn distillers by-products on growth, feed efficiency, and body composition of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Aquaculture Nutrition, Vol. 16, p. 188-193.

Zhou, P., W. Zhang, D.A. Davis, and C. Lim. 2010. Growth response and feed utilization of juvenile hybrid catfish fed diets containing distiller's dried grains with solubles to replace a combination of soybean meal and corn meal. North American Journal of Aquaculture, Vol. 72 (4), p. 298-303.

Chevanan, N., K. Muthukumarappan, and K.A. Rosentrater. 2009. Extrusion studies of aquaculture reed using distillers dried grains with solubles and whey. Food Bioprocess Technol., Vol. 2, p. 177-185.

Lim, C., M. Yildirim-Aksoy, and P.H. Klesius. 2009. Growth response and resistance to Edwardsiella ictaluri of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, fed diets containing distiller’s dried grains with solubles. J. World Aquaculture Soc., Vol. 40 (2) p. 182-193.

Rosentrater, K.A., K. Muthukumarappan, and S. Kannadhason. 2009. Effects of ingredient and extrusion parameters on properties of aquafeeds containing DDGS and corn starch.  J. Aquaculture Feed Sci. and Nutrition, Vol. 1 (2), p. 22-60.

Robinson, E.H. and M.H. Li. 2008. Replacement of soybean meal in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, diets with cottonseed meal and distiller’s dried grains with solubles. J. of the World Aquaculture Soc., Vol. 39 (4) p. 521-527.

Thompson, K.R. et al. 2008. Digestibility of dry matter, protein, lipid, and organic matter of two fish meals, two poultry by-product meals, soybean meal, and distiller’s dried grains with solubles in practical diets for sunshine bass, Morone chrysops X M. saxatilis. J. World Aquaculture Soc., Vol. 39(3) p. 353-362.

Cheng, Z.J. and R.W. Hardy. 2004. Effects of microbial phytase supplementation in corn distiller’s dried grain with solubles on nutrient digestibility and growth performance of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. J. Applied Aquaculture, Vol. 15 (3/4) p. 83-100.

Cheng, Z.J. and R.W. Hardy. 2004. Nutritional value of diets containing distiller’s dried grain with solubles for rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. J. Applied Aquaculture, Vol. 15 (3/4) p. 101-113.

Coyle, S., J.H. Tidwell, L.A. Bright, and D. Yasharian. 2004. Effect of different feeding strategies on production and economic returns for freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii, raised in earthen ponds in a temperate climate. J. Applied Aquaculture, Vol. 16(1/2) p. 147-156.

Cheng, Z.J., RW Hardy, and M. Blair. 2003. Effects of supplementing methionine hydroxy analogue in soybean meal and distiller’s dried grain-based diets on the performance and nutrient retention of rainbow trout [Oncorhynchus mykiss(Walbaum)]. Aquaculture Res., 2003, 34, 1303-1310.

Coyle, S., J.H. Tidwell, A. VanArnum, and L.A. Bright. 2003. A comparison of two feeding technologies in freshwater prawns, Macrobrachium rosenbergii, raised at high biomass densities in temperate ponds. J. Applied Aquaculture, Vol. 14(1/2) p. 123-135.

Wu, Y.V., R.R. Rosati, and P.B. Brown. 1997. Use of corn-derived ethanol coproducts and synthetic tryptophan for growth of tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). J. Agric. Food Chem. 1997, 45, 2174-2177.

Wu, Y.V., R.R. Rosati, and P.B. Brown. 1996. Effect of diets containing various levels of protein and coproducts from corn on growth of tilapia fry. J. Agric. Food Chem. 1996, 44, 1491-1493.

Webster, C.D., J.H. Tidwell, L.S. Goodgame, and P.B. Johnsen. 1993. Growth, body composition, and organoleptic evaluation of channel catfish fed diets containing different percentages of distillers grains with solubles. Progressive Fish-Culturist 55:95-100.

Research Reports

Suzuki, T. 2010. Report on the feeding trial and the usage of DDGS in aquaculture fish diets. BX Shokai Co., Ltd., Japan. Sep. 30, 2010.

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