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Table 1.

Values of plasma parameters and heart and liver protein of the sturgeon Acipenser naccarii during acclimation to seawater(35‰) and after a period of 20 days at this salinity

Salinity (‰)
1522293535*
Plasma      
Cortisol (μg dl-10.9±0.2 0.8±0.4 1.1±0.4 1.2±0.4 1.2±0.6 
Glucose (mg dl-147.6±2.1 47.2±2.2 47.8±3.7 49.0±4.6 44.8±1.8 
Protein (mg ml-148.5±2.3a 38.8±4.2a,b 28.2±2.6c 27.4±2.6c 34.3±4.2b,c 
Tissue protein      
Liver (mg g wet tissue-159.1±0.2c 74.0±0.4b,c 84.0±0.5a,b 74.0±1.3b,c 95.0±0.2a 
Heart (mg g wet tissue-176.8±0.5 81.2±0.7 82.3±0.2 93.1±0.5 90.0±0.7 
Salinity (‰)
1522293535*
Plasma      
Cortisol (μg dl-10.9±0.2 0.8±0.4 1.1±0.4 1.2±0.4 1.2±0.6 
Glucose (mg dl-147.6±2.1 47.2±2.2 47.8±3.7 49.0±4.6 44.8±1.8 
Protein (mg ml-148.5±2.3a 38.8±4.2a,b 28.2±2.6c 27.4±2.6c 34.3±4.2b,c 
Tissue protein      
Liver (mg g wet tissue-159.1±0.2c 74.0±0.4b,c 84.0±0.5a,b 74.0±1.3b,c 95.0±0.2a 
Heart (mg g wet tissue-176.8±0.5 81.2±0.7 82.3±0.2 93.1±0.5 90.0±0.7 

Values are means ± S.E.M. Values with different superscript letters within each row are significantly different (analysis of variance, P<0.05, N=5 fish at each salinity).

*

After a period of 20 days at 35‰.

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