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Table 1 Mytilus edulis (Great Belt)

From: Effect of salinity on filtration rates of mussels Mytilus edulis with special emphasis on dwarfed mussels from the low-saline Central Baltic Sea

  Days 5 psu 10 psu 15 psu 20 psu 25 psu 30 psu
F (ml min−1 ind.−1) 0–7 6.6 ± 3.8 25.5 ± 4.0 26.9 ± 5.1 29.6 ± 4.4 29.3 ± 4.1 31.9 ± 5.5
8–14 7.3 ± 4.2 29.2 ± 8.0 27.2 ± 5.8 33.4 ± 7.7 35.9 ± 5.6 34.2 ± 5.7
15–21 12.1 ± 5.8 37.3 ± 4.1 45.5 ± 9.6 44.7 ± 7.0 40.2 ± 6.5 40.5 ± 4.0
L (mm) 0 32.2 ± 0.4 32.0 ± 0.8 31.7 ± 0.5 32.2 ± 0.9 32.1 ± 0.6 32.0 ± 0.9
7 31.0 ± 0.8 32.1 ± 1.0 32.2 ± 1.2 32.4 ± 0.9 32.9 ± 0.8 32.8 ± 1.2
14 31.6 ± 0.8 32.0 ± 1.3 31.9 ± 0.8 32.8 ± 0.7 33.3 ± 1.1 33.0 ± 1.0
21 32.0 ± 0.7 32.2 ± 1.1 32.6 ± 1.3 32.8 ± 1.1 32.7 ± 1.1 33.6 ± 0.8
W (mg) 0 130.8 ± 13.7 160.6 ± 10.7 151.6 ± 19.1 173.4 ± 31.1 158.6 ± 19.6 159.7 ± 17.4
7 138.6 ± 24.0 165.0 ± 22.0 154.7 ± 24.2 175.8 ± 11.2 171.3 ± 34.1 176.5 ± 34.3
14 141.3 ± 20.0 158.1 ± 20.5 157.4 ± 15.3 186.1 ± 32.0 203.1 ± 34.0 188.8 ± 19.8
21 135.5 ± 4.3 168.0 ± 25.9 174.3 ± 20.7 190.3 ± 18.9 187.8 ± 21.2 193.0 ± 26.8
CI (mg cm−3) 0 3.9 ± 0.4 5.0 ± 0.6 4.8 ± 0.6 5.1 ± 0.8 4.7 ± 0.4 4.9 ± 0.5
7 4.0 ± 1.0 5.0 ± 0.6 4.7 ± 0.7 5.1 ± 0.4 4.8 ± 0.7 4.9 ± 0.5
14 4.5 ± 0.7 4.7 ± 0.7 4.8 ± 0.6 5.3 ± 0.8 5.5 ± 1.0 5.0 ± 0.4
21 4.1 ± 0.4 4.8 ± 0.9 4.9 ± 0.5 4.5 ± 1.8 4.5 ± 1.9 5.1 ± 0.9
C (cells ml−1) 0–21 4,023 ± 647 3,431 ± 357 3,556 ± 291 3,627 ± 361 3,929 ± 359 3,559 ± 799
μ (% d−1) 0–21 0.18 0.13 0.62 0.48 0.97 0.91
  1. Mean individual filtration rate (F), shell length (L), dry weight of soft parts (W), condition index (CI), algal (R. salina) concentration (C) and estimated weight-specific growth rate (μ) of mussels exposed to 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 psu. ±SD indicated