Treatment Initial weight (g) Final weight (g) Growth increment (g) Initial carapace width (cm) Final carapace width (cm) Growth of carapace width (cm)
A = 5 ppt 0.07 ± 0.01 0.80 ± 0.13 0.74 ± 0.13a 0.90 ± 0.02 1.46 ± 0.01 0.56 ± 0.01a
B = 10 ppt 0.07 ± 0.03 0.64 ± 0.10 0.57 ± 0.10ab 0.92 ± 0.01 1.32 ± 0.08 0.39 ± 0.08c
C = 20 ppt 0.08 ± 0.02 0.71 ± 0.13 0.61 ± 0.15ab 0.94 ± 0.03 1.46 ± 0.04 0.52 ± 0.04ad
D = 30 ppt 0.08 ± 0.03 0.54 ± 0.06 0.48 ± 0.09b 0.93 ± 0.02 1.20 ± 0.02 0.27 ± 0.02b
Different letter at the same column are shown significantly different at a level 5% (p<0,05).
Table 1: Weight increment (g) and carapace width (cm) of crablet, S. olivacea after reared during one month at the different salinity regimes.
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