Table 2

Growth measurements of Salmo salar L. of wild, hybrid and farmed origin
Group Treatment Tank Measurements at termination (week 16) Weight difference
n Mean W (g) ± SD Mean L (cm) ± SD Mean K ± SD n Mean W (g) ± SD Absolute (g) Percent (%)
Wild
Control 1 15 21.07 9.58 11.63 2.08 1.28 0.05 30 18.6 8.8 4.3 23.12
2 15 16.13 7.44 10.71 1.76 1.27 0.07
Stress 3 15 14.47 6.77 10.34 1.74 1.24 0.05 30 14.3 6.48
4 15 14.13 6.4 10.42 1.63 1.18 0.05
Hybrid
Control 1 15 30.73 10.67 13.29 1.49 1.32 0.1 30 30.83 9.81 8.23 26.69
2 15 30.93 9.24 13.65 0.6 1.24 0.32
Stress 3 15 22.8 5.82 12.23 1.15 1.23 0.06 30 22.6 5.97
4 15 22.4 6.35 12.13 1.23 1.24 0.04
Farm
Control 1 15 46.47 8.21 15.22 0.9 1.31 0.04 30 47.57 9.58 11.9 25.02
2 15 48.67 10.97 15.47 1.18 1.29 0.06
Stress 3 15 33.67 3.96 13.93 0.5 1.28 0.05 30 35.67 5.74
4 15 37.67 6.64 14.32 0.82 1.29 0.04

Weight (gram), length (cm) and condition factor (K) with standard deviations. Differences in weight between treatments; Absolute (grams); Percent (percent reduction in weight in the stressed environment, compared to in the control environment).

Solberg et al.

Solberg et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:672   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-672

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