Feedipedia
Animal feed resources information system
Feedipedia
Feedipedia

Laminaria and Saccharina seaweeds

Includes data for Laminara digitata, Laminaria hyperborea and Saccharina japonica

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 15.4 3.6 9.7 22.5 56  
Crude protein % DM 9.8 2.2 5.7 13.0 50  
Crude fibre % DM 6.6   5.5 7.7 2  
NDF % DM 16.6       1  
Ether extract % DM 0.8   0.5 1.0 2  
Ash % DM 31.5 7.6 19.3 44.0 79  
Total sugars % DM 8.5       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 12.5         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 8.8       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.0       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 59.5       1  
Sodium g/kg DM 25.3       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 5.5       1  
Manganese mg/kg DM 6 2 3 10 12  
Zinc mg/kg DM 111 70 9 276 12  
Copper mg/kg DM 14 9 2 34 12  
Iron mg/kg DM 196 233 12 865 12  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 6.5   5.7 7.3 2  
Arginine % protein 4.0   3.3 4.8 2  
Aspartic acid % protein 10.0   7.6 12.5 2  
Cystine % protein 2.2   1.2 3.2 2  
Glutamic acid % protein 15.0   6.2 23.8 2  
Glycine % protein 4.7   4.0 5.3 2  
Histidine % protein 3.0   2.2 3.8 2  
Isoleucine % protein 3.5   2.7 4.2 2  
Leucine % protein 6.0   4.9 7.2 2  
Lysine % protein 5.8   3.9 7.7 2  
Methionine % protein 1.7   0.9 2.4 2  
Phenylalanine % protein 3.9   3.2 4.5 2  
Proline % protein 3.1   3.1 3.1 2  
Serine % protein 3.6   3.3 4.0 2  
Threonine % protein 4.5   3.5 5.5 2  
Tryptophan % protein 0.4   0.3 0.5 2  
Tyrosine % protein 2.3   1.7 2.8 2  
Valine % protein 6.7   3.8 9.7 2  

The asterisk * indicates that the average value was obtained by an equation.

References

Black, 1950; Dawczynski et al., 2007; Kolb et al., 2004; Lunde, 1970; Marsham et al., 2007; Mišurcová et al., 2010; Rupérez et al., 2001

Last updated on 20/05/2015 16:57:36

Table status 
Finished
Table order 
5
1 587