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Table 4 Energy equivalents of the principal biochemical component (mean ± SD, n = 9) of the early developmental stages of the clam Ruditapes decussatus reared under three levels of nutrition: starvation and two mono-specific diets (Isochrysis aff galbana = T-iso and Chaetoceros calcitrans = C.cal)

From: Biochemical compounds’ dynamics during larval development of the carpet-shell clam Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758): effects of mono-specific diets and starvation

Food regime Days after fertilization Energy content (KJ ind−1)
Proteins Total lipids Carbohydrates Total energy
Starvation 0 0.25 ± 0.06 0.29 ± 0.08 0.04 ± 0.02 0.58 ± 0.07
2 0.26 ± 0.00 0.26 ± 0.00 0.10 ± 0.00 0.62 ± 0.00
5 0.36 ± 0.06 0.26 ± 0.03 0.09 ± 0.02 0.71 ± 0.07
8 0.24 ± 0.10 0.19 ± 0.03 0.06 ± 0.01 0.50 ± 0.07
14 0.09 ± 0.03 0.10 ± 0.04 0.03 ± 0.01 0.21 ± 0.07
19 0.04 ± 0.02 0.06 ± 0.02 0.01 ± 0.00 0.12 ± 0.03
23 0.01 ± 0.00 0.06 ± 0.02 0.01 ± 0.00 0.08 ± 0.02
T-iso 0 0.25 ± 0.06 0.29 ± 0.08 0.04 ± 0.02 0.58 ± 0.07
2 0.26 ± 0.00 0.26 ± 0.00 0.10 ± 0.00 0.62 ± 0.00
5 0.99 ± 0.25 0.88 ± 0.07 0.28 ± 0.01 2.16 ± 0.20
8 1.52 ± 0.21 2.16 ± 0.09 0.59 ± 0.01 4.27 ± 0.30
14 1.82 ± 0.47 2.56 ± 0.15 0.67 ± 0.01 5.05 ± 0.42
19 3.83 ± 1.01 5.32 ± 1.07 0.79 ± 0.16 9.95 ± 1.88
23 2.60 ± 0.21 4.16 ± 0.29 0.66 ± 0.08 7.42 ± 0.23
C.cal 0 0.25 ± 0.06 0.29 ± 0.08 0.04 ± 0.02 0.58 ± 0.07
2 0.26 ± 0.00 0.26 ± 0.00 0.10 ± 0.00 0.62 ± 0.00
5 0.66 ± 0.04 0.76 ± 0.14 0.34 ± 0.01 1.76 ± 0.16
8 0.50 ± 0.06 1.63 ± 0.06 0.35 ± 0.01 2.49 ± 0.03
14 1.24 ± 0.10 1.87 ± 0.32 0.32 ± 0.02 3.43 ± 0.36
19 1.41 ± 0.03 2.02 ± 0.06 0.56 ± 0.20 3.98 ± 0.29
23 1.30 ± 0.09 1.66 ± 0.18 0.25 ± 0.02 3.21 ± 0.22