Number of replicates
Experimental round Dates Temperature category Average temperature (⁰C) Average W1 (g)2 Average W2 (g)2 Number of fish∙group-1 SGR, TGC, feed intake (% of BW1) DEN
1a May 12-June 2 18 18.0 33.0 37.0 8 2 2
23 22.7 31.3 34.3 8 2 2
27 26.9 33.6 23.3 8 2 0
1b June 2- June 23 18 18.4 26.6 35.3 7 2 2
23 23.1 24.6 33.8 8 2 2
27 27.3 25.0 21.0 8 2 2
1c June 23- July 14 18 18.3 31.4 37.2 8 2 2
23 23.4 30.6 26.5 8 2 2
27 27.0 33.7 19.4 8 1 0
2a May 12-June 9 8 8.0 33.7 34.8 8 3 1
13 12.8 32.3 28.6 8 3 1
2b June 9-July 7 8 9.1 20.3 35.5 8 3 3
13 13.0 19.8 31.5 8 3 3
Total numbers of replicates           29 22
1BW is the body weight of the fish
2W1 is the initial weight of the fish
3W2 is the final weight of the fish
Table 1: Summary of the experimental conditions for the study of effects of temperature on growth (SGR and TGC), feed intake (% of BW1) and energy requirement (DEN, kJ DE∙g-1) of Eurasian perch (Perca fluviatilis).
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