T (°C) | a | b | c | r^{2} | U_{opt} (cm s^{-1}) | M_{O2} at U_{opt} (mmol h^{-1} kg^{-1}) | COT at U_{opt} (J kg^{-1} km^{-1}) | COT_{net} at U_{opt} (J kg^{-1} km^{-1}) |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
7 | 1.23 | 11.90 | 2.08 | 0.70 | 0.32 | 2.37 | 881.19 | 271.45 |
11 | 1.59 | 12.15 | 2.23 | 0.69 | 0.37 | 2.88 | 947.28 | 323.91 |
14 | 3.36 | 12.47 | 3.24 | 0.69 | 0.52 | 4.86 | 1123.90 | 536.86 |
18 | 2.76 | 8.35 | 1.95 | 0.62 | 0.58 | 5.67 | 1171.64 | 631.08 |
22 | 3.40 | 12.04 | 2.57 | 0.72 | 0.51 | 5.57 | 1306.43 | 526.56 |
26 | 4.35 | 11.21 | 2.74 | 0.86 | 0.58 | 6.59 | 1424.04 | 625.24 |
30 | 4.85 | 11.95 | 2.26 | 0.86 | 0.61 | 8.70 | 1727.92 | 668.56 |
M_{O2}=a+bU^{c}. T, temperature; U_{opt}, optimal swimming speed (Eqn 5).
M_{O2} at U_{opt} and COT at U_{opt} were calculated using Eqn 4 and Eqn 6 and parameter values from Table 2. COT_{net} at U_{opt} were calculated using Eqn 11.