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Table 2 Change of serum inorganic substances in rockfish, Sebastes schlegelii, exposed to the different ammonia concentrations and water temperatures. Values with different superscripts are significantly different (P < 0.05) as determined by Duncan’s multiple range test

From: Toxic effects of ammonia exposure on growth performance, hematological parameters, and plasma components in rockfish, Sebastes schlegelii, during thermal stress

Parameters Period (weeks) Ammonia concentration (mg/L)
19 °C 24 °C
0 0.1 0.5 1.0 0 0.1 0.5 1.0
Calcium (mg/dL) 2 8.44 ± 0.82a 8.59 ± 0.67a 8.76 ± 0.94a 7.73 ± 0.66a 8.72 ± 0.79a 7.90 ± 0.84a 8.39 ± 0.56a 8.28 ± 0.73a
4 8.19 ± 0.94a 8.53 ± 0.61a 7.93 ± 0.59a 8.09 ± 0.77a 8.19 ± 0.76a 8.16 ± 0.46a 7.48 ± 0.94a 7.51 ± 0.70a
Magnesium (mg/dL) 2 3.18 ± 0.34a 3.41 ± 0.36a 3.56 ± 0.33a 3.42 ± 0.35a 3.30 ± 0.38a 3.42 ± 0.44a 3.57 ± 0.39a 3.51 ± 0.31a
4 3.26 ± 0.37a 3.41 ± 0.36a 3.45 ± 0.37a 3.47 ± 0.27a 3.37 ± 0.37a 3.50 ± 0.35a 3.71 ± 0.31a 3.49 ± 0.32a