Comparison of routine oxygen consumption rates of ...
|Title||Comparison of routine oxygen consumption rates of three species of pleuronectids conducted at three temperatures|
|Author(s)||P. F. MacIsaac, G. P. Goff, David J. Speare|
|Journal||Bulletin of the Aquaculture Association of Canada|
|Abstract||The oxygen consumption of 3 species of pleuronectids, the yellowtail flounder, Pleuronectes ferruginea, the winter flounder, P. americanus, and the American plaice, Hippoglossoides platessoides, were studied under simulated, land-based aquaculture conditions. Routine oxygen consumption (ROC) rates for groups of each species were measured simultaneously using single pass flow-through respirometry. The initial comparison of these species indicated significant differences in routine oxygen consumption among species. The measurements were repeated at 2 degrees C, 11 degrees and 14 degrees . The ROC rates of yellowtail and winter flounders differed significantly at each temperature. ROC rates of American plaice were significantly different at 14 degrees C compared with the other 2 temperatures..|
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