What is Nannochloropsis Salina?
Nannochloropsis Oceanica is a kind of unicellular marine microalgae, belonging to Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae, Tetrasporales, Coccomgxaceae. With thin cell wall, its cell is round or ovoid, and the diameter is 2-4μm. Nannochloropsis multiply fast and is rich in nutrition; therefore it is widely used in aquaculture, and is an ideal bait for breeding arcidae, shrimp, crab and rotifer.
Except 20% carbohydrates, 40% proteins, Nannochloropsis powder also contains at least 30% lipids, of which most are unsaturated fatty acid, especially the content of EPA taking 30% of fatty acids and 5% of dry weight.
Since Nannochloropsis is rich in nutrition and unsaturated fatty acids, as bait it has good effects for aquaculture, not only providing enough nutrition for shrimp, crab and rotifer, but also improving aquatic environment and purifying water quality, inhibiting the growth of other harmful algae.
By the way of providing nutrition and improving water quality, Nannochloropsis can effectively promote the growth of rotifer, shrimp and crab etc, and can obviously raise hatchability and survival rate, so it is excellent bait for aquaculture.
What is used for of Nannochloropsis Salina?
1. Nannochloropsis Powder can be used as raw material to add in wine, fruit juice, bread, cake, cookies, candy and other foods;
2.Nannochloropsis Powder can be used as food additives, not only improve the color, fragrance and taste, but improve the nutritional value of food;
3.Nannochloropsis Powder can be used as raw material to reprocess, the specific products contain ingredients, through the biochemical pathway we can get desirable valuable byproducts.