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Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 2014, 2(1), 47-50
DOI: 10.12691/jfnr-2-1-8
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Comparison of Different Nutritional Parameters and Oil Properties of Two Fish Species (Catla catla and Cirrhinus cirrhosus) from Wild and Farmed Sources Found in Bangladesh

M. Manirujjaman1, 2, M.M.H. Khan1, Meftah Uddin1, Minarul Islam1, Matiar Rahman1, M. Khatun1, Shahangir Biswas1 and M. A. Islam1,

1Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

2Department of Biochemistry, Gono Bishwabidyalay (Gono University), Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: January 23, 2014

Cite this paper:
M. Manirujjaman, M.M.H. Khan, Meftah Uddin, Minarul Islam, Matiar Rahman, M. Khatun, Shahangir Biswas and M. A. Islam. Comparison of Different Nutritional Parameters and Oil Properties of Two Fish Species (Catla catla and Cirrhinus cirrhosus) from Wild and Farmed Sources Found in Bangladesh. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 2014; 2(1):47-50. doi: 10.12691/jfnr-2-1-8


Fishes are rich sources of different types on nutrients. Various types of fishes are available here, so Bangladeshies are called bangali of rice and fishes. Some species are only found in brine water; on the other hand some varieties are available in soft water. The soft water fishes are found almost everywhere in . Some soft water fishes are either found in natural sources such as ponds, rivers, lakes etc. or they may be farmed. Both wild and farmed fishes are rich sources of protein and also contain significant amount of moisture. The moisture content in wild Catla catla fish is higher than other species. The farmed species contain higher amount of ash than wild species. Protein content in farmed species is also higher than wild species. Calcium content in Catla catla wild species is significantly different from other species. Cirrhinus cirrhosus farmed species show higher potassium content than other species. All of the species are rich sources of iron. Iodine number is also higher in Catla catla wild species. The nutrients content are higher in farmed species than the wild species.

ash moisture farmed fish Reducing sugar iodine value

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