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Table 3.

Mitochondrial abundance in gills and hepatopancreas cells of control and Cd-exposed C. virginica acclimated at different temperatures

Mitochondrial density (105 mm-2)
% decrease from control
Tacc (°C)Cd exposure (μg l-1)GillsHepatopancreasGillsHepatopancreas
12 5.54±0.85 (29) 6.24±0.96 (29)   
 50 5.08±0.62 (31) 5.45±0.71 (31) 8.4 12.7 
20 7.36±0.71 (31) 5.71±1.05 (31)   
 50 5.94±0.57 (30) 4.74±0.75 (30) 19.3 17.0 
28 5.99±0.56 (30) 5.23±0.52 (30)   
 50 4.55±0.45 (30) 4.16±0.42 (30) 24.0 20.5 
Mitochondrial density (105 mm-2)
% decrease from control
Tacc (°C)Cd exposure (μg l-1)GillsHepatopancreasGillsHepatopancreas
12 5.54±0.85 (29) 6.24±0.96 (29)   
 50 5.08±0.62 (31) 5.45±0.71 (31) 8.4 12.7 
20 7.36±0.71 (31) 5.71±1.05 (31)   
 50 5.94±0.57 (30) 4.74±0.75 (30) 19.3 17.0 
28 5.99±0.56 (30) 5.23±0.52 (30)   
 50 4.55±0.45 (30) 4.16±0.42 (30) 24.0 20.5 

Number of TEM sections analyzed for each tissue and temperature—cadmium combination is given in parentheses.

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