English   español  
Por favor, use este identificador para citar o enlazar a este item: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/9449
Compartir / Impacto:
Add this article to your Mendeley library MendeleyBASE
Citado 10 veces en Web of Knowledge®  |  Ver citas en Google académico
Visualizar otros formatos: MARC | Dublin Core | RDF | ORE | MODS | METS | DIDL
Exportar otros formatos: Exportar EndNote (RIS)Exportar EndNote (RIS)Exportar EndNote (RIS)

Growth of juvenile turbot in response to food pellets contaminated by fuel oil from the tanker 'Prestige'

Autor Saborido-Rey, Fran ; Domínguez-Petit, Rosario ; Tomás, Javier; Morales-Nin, Beatriz ; Alonso-Fernández, Alexandre
Palabras clave Prestige
Fuel oil
Growth reduction
Juvenile turbot
Oil pollution
Fecha de publicación 13-sep-2007
EditorInter Research
Citación Marine Ecology Progress Series 345: 271-279 (2007)
ResumenJuvenile turbot Scophthalmus maximus were kept in captivity and were fed a prepared food contaminated with 5 levels of seawater-accommodated fuel oil, from 2.4 ± 0.35 to 48.2 ± 2.2 mg/g food. Oil that had been recovered from that released by the tanker 'Prestige' was used. Fish (n = 202) were individually tagged while length and weight were recorded. They were then placed randomly in 6 different tanks (1 control and 5 treatments, 32 to 35 individuals in each. For 6 wk, they were fed 3 times daily. At the end of the experiment, the fish were sacrificed, and length and weight recorded. At the beginning of the experiment, there were no significant differences in fish size and weight among tanks. After the treatment, greater oil concentration significantly reduced growth rate in size and weight. However, probably due to competition, smaller fish did not demonstrate notable growth during the experiment in any tank, while larger fish grew more in the tanks with lower oil concentrations in the food. Increasing oil concentration also reduced food consumption by individual fish. However, the reduced feeding rate alone did not explain the reduced growth rate, which was probably also the result of a major reduction in the ability for food energy conversion.
Descripción 9 pages.
Versión del editorhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps06961
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10261/9449
ISSN0171-8630 (Print)
1616-1599 (Online)
Aparece en las colecciones: (IMEDEA) Artículos
(IIM) Artículos
Ficheros en este ítem:
Fichero Descripción Tamaño Formato  
Growth juvenile turbot.pdf241,65 kBAdobe PDFVista previa
Mostrar el registro completo

NOTA: Los ítems de Digital.CSIC están protegidos por copyright, con todos los derechos reservados, a menos que se indique lo contrario.