Table 1.

Summary of body morphology and muscle fibre characteristics in tank-rested (TR), slow-exercised (E15) and fast-exercised (E30) groups of rainbow trout O. mykiss

Experimental treatmentSwimming speed (BL s−1)Distance swum (km)FL (cm)Mb (g)CFTCSA (mm2)FCSA (μm2)
TR0019.7±0.4105.4±4.41.38±0.03355±112907±64
E150.77±0.0129219.4±0.3113.8±4.81.55±0.04371±113600±74
E301.57±0.0358419.2±0.4117.2±5.71.66±0.05377±143769±147
  • Values represent group mean ± s.e.m. TR and E15, N=9; E30, N=6.