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Table 3 Change of serum organic 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
Total protein (mg/mL) 2 0.39 ± 0.01a 0.37 ± 0.02a 0.37 ± 0.02a 0.31 ± 0.04b 0.39 ± 0.02a 0.38 ± 0.03a 0.31 ± 0.03b 0.30 ± 0.03b
4 0.37 ± 0.02a 0.38 ± 0.03a 0.30 ± 0.02b 0.29 ± 0.02b 0.39 ± 0.04a 0.39 ± 0.03a 0.29 ± 0.02b 0.28 ± 0.02b
Glucose (mg/mL) 2 30.70 ± 4.10a 31.74 ± 4.50a 30.59 ± 4.80a 49.47 ± 3.20b 32.46 ± 4.26a 32.84 ± 3.46a 47.65 ± 6.80b 50.32 ± 5.10b
4 29.57 ± 5.70a 31.66 ± 5.90a 48.12 ± 6.20b 49.04 ± 4.30b 29.91 ± 4.60a 30.58 ± 3.60a 50.72 ± 3.80b 50.79 ± 5.10b