Digestive enzymes of eight Amazonian teleosts with different feeding habits
Abstract:The levels of amylase, maltase, lipase and alkaline protease from eight fish species of the Amazon were analysed. The enzyme levels are not related to fish feeding habits, reflecting their ever-changing habitats and their opportunistic feeding behaviour.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Laboratory of Ecophysiology and Molecular Evolution, National Institute for Research in the Amazon – INPA, Ave Andre Araujo 2936, 69083-000 Manaus, Amazon, Brazil
Publication date: May 1, 2009