Freshwater bathing alters the mucous layer of marine Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L.
Authors: Roberts; Powell
Source: Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 72, Number 7, May 2008 , pp. 1864-1870(7)
Abstract:Mucous glucose, protein and osmolality significantly decreased in freshwater bathed marine Atlantic salmon by 1 h, irrespective of water hardness. Mucous viscosity significantly decreased in soft fresh water by 1 h, while hard fresh water significantly decreased mucous viscosity by 3 h.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: May 2008