Table 1.

Influence of acclimatisation temperature on sea bass standard metabolic rate, active metabolic rate and maximum swimming speed

T (°C)NSMR (mmol h−1 kg−1)AMR (mmol h−1 kg−1)Umax (m s−1)
751.38±0.32a6.17±0.52a0.67±0.01a
1181.68±0.09a7.01±1.35a0.77±0.03a,b
14102.96±0.17b9.03±1.59a,b0.84±0.02b,c
1892.87±0.23b10.56±0.81a,b0.88±0.02c
22103.66±0.29b,c12.75±1.35b0.90±0.02c
2684.47±0.29c17.27±1.23c1.08±0.04d
3074.72±0.26c19.05±1.20c1.12±0.04d
  • T, acclimatisation temperature; Umax, maximum swimming speed; SMR, standard metabolic rate; AMR, active metabolic rate.

    Values are means ± s.e.m.; N, number of individuals. In each column, numbers sharing a superscripted letter are statistically similar (a posteriori t-tests; P<0.05).