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The effects of acute temperature change on cost of transport at maximal labriform speed in bluegill Lepomis macrochirus

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Abstract:

The effects of acute temperature change on the cost of bluegill Lepomis macrochirus swimming were quantified. At 14° C, maximum labriform swimming speed (Ulab,max) was reduced relative to that at the acclimation temperature of 22° C, but total cost of transport (TTC) remained unchanged. At 30° C, Ulab,max was the same as at 22° C, but TTC was 66% greater.

Keywords: energy metabolism; locomotion; respirometry

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2009.02349.x

Affiliations: Department of Biological Sciences, Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02482, U.S.A.

Publication date: 2009-09-01

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