- apparent digestibility coefficient
nutrient ingested-nutrient egested/nutrient ingested. Not all food eaten or ingested is absorbed, the rest is egested as faeces . The absorbed portion is expressed as a percentage according to the above formula
Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.
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ADC — apparent digestibility coefficient (the value for the food absorbed from diet and not excreted in faeces; nutrient ingested nutrient egested/nutrient ingested) … Dictionary of ichthyology