Table 1.

Comparison of mean internal contraction ratios (ICR) between northern and Florida clams in July/August (summer) and March (winter)

SeasonRegionICRs.e.m.NP
SummerNorth1.170.11340.17
SummerFlorida1.370.2018
WinterNorth2.510.39160.52
WinterFlorida2.320.4712
  • Northern clams were acclimated to 10°C and Florida clams to 20°C for both seasons.

    s.e.m., standard error of mean; P = two-tailed probability.