Table 2.

Regression equations and r2 values for the plots of oxygen consumption versus swimming speed using Eqn 4

T (°C)abcr2Uopt (cm s-1)MO2 at Uopt (mmol h-1 kg-1)COT at Uopt (J kg-1 km-1)COTnet at Uopt (J kg-1 km-1)
71.2311.902.080.700.322.37881.19271.45
111.5912.152.230.690.372.88947.28323.91
143.3612.473.240.690.524.861123.90536.86
182.768.351.950.620.585.671171.64631.08
223.4012.042.570.720.515.571306.43526.56
264.3511.212.740.860.586.591424.04625.24
304.8511.952.260.860.618.701727.92668.56
  • MO2=a+bUc. T, temperature; Uopt, optimal swimming speed (Eqn 5).

    MO2 at Uopt and COT at Uopt were calculated using Eqn 4 and Eqn 6 and parameter values from Table 2. COTnet at Uopt were calculated using Eqn 11.