Table 1

Gaping behaviour.

A


17°C

37°C


Time (h)

% gaping individual

Ventilation movements (h-1)

% gaping individual

Ventilation movements (h-1)


1

100 (±0)

2.85 (±0)

100 (±0)

3.6 (±0.11)

2

92.5 (±9.57)

0.675 (±0.15)

100 (±0)

1.625 (±0.09)

3

0 (±0)

0 (±0)

87.5 (±5)

1.5 (±0.08)

4

0 (±0)

0 (±0)

67.5 (±20.6)

1.175 (±0.09)

5

0 (±0)

0 (±0)

35 (±12.9)

0.525 (±0.12)

6

0 (±0)

0 (±0)

0 (±0)

0 (±0)


B


17°C

37°C


Time (h)

% gaping individual

Ventilation movements (h-1)

% gaping individual

Ventilation movements (h-1)


1

100 (±0)

2.825 (±0.09)

100 (±0)

3.55 (±0.13)

2

90 (±14.1)

0.675 (±0.15)

97.5 (±5)

1.6 (±0.22)

3

0 (±0)

0 (±0)

85 (±5.7)

1.425 (±0.05)

4

0 (±0)

0 (±0)

70 (±18.25)

1.125 (±0.05)

5

0 (±0)

0 (±0)

37.5 (±21.6)

0.575 (±0.22)

6

0 (±0)

0 (±0)

0 (±0)

0 (±0)


Gaping behaviour of P. perna from (A) low and (B) mid mussel zone at 17 and 37°C.

Nicastro et al. BMC Ecology 2010 10:17   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-10-17

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