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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Caption for July 2014 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Making a Barley Fish Feed Product." Agricultural Research Service scientists have formulated a new feed ingredient suitable for rainbow trout (above) and Atlantic salmon. The feed component contains a highly digestible barley protein concentrate produced with technology developed and patented by ARS and an industry collaborator.

Caption for March 2008 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Health-Promoting Foods: From ARS to You!" Research is leading to meatier rainbow trout.

Caption for January 2006 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Genes May Lead Way to Bigger Rainbow Trout." Rainbow trout.

Caption for June 2003 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Improving Trout Through Genetics Research ." Trout DNA analysis will help researchers produce fish that grow faster, are more disease resistant, and tolerate stress better.


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Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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