Table 3.

Newly deposited daily growth increment of the tilapia juveniles receiving different treatments of thiourea and triiodothyronine

DGI0 p.p.m.0.1 p.p.b. T310 p.p.b. T30.1 p.p.b. T3 + 300 p.p.m. TU10 p.p.b. T3 + 300 p.p.m. TU
62 (8%)
72 (8%)
84 (16%)
98 (32%)5 (22.73%)
106 (24%)6 (27.27%)
112 (8%)4 (18.18%)
124 (18.18%)
1321 (80.77%)5 (20.83%)5 (19.23%)1 (4%)1 (4.55%)
145 (19.23%)14 (58.33%)7 (26.92%)2 (9.09%)
155 (20.83%)12 (46.15%)
162 (7.69%)
  • Fish were immersed in different treatments from 15 to 27 days post-hatching (d.p.h.). and samples were killed for measurement on 28 d.p.h. (N=22–26). DGI, daily growth increment; T3, triiodothyronine; TU, thiourea