Table 1.

Comparison of oxygen uptake rates obtained on buried sandeels versus those obtained from a conventional resting respirometer

NOxygen uptake rate (mg O2 kg-1 h-1)
Present study
    Method 1328.8±7.8
    Method 2334.5±2.1
    Method 3336.0±3.0
Behrens and Steffensen*771.7±12.2
  • All values are mean ± s.d. for fish of 3 g body mass.

  • * (Behrens and Steffensen, 2006).