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Table 3 Changes in hematological parameters of black porgy Acanthopagrus schlegeli in the control (CS: no ozone) and ozonated systems (T20: 20 g ozone/kg feed day-1, and T40: g ozone/kg feed day-1) after 44 days culture

From: Hematological and histological changes of black porgy Acanthopagrus schlegeli in ozonated recirculating systems

  Initial CS T20 T40 P value
Hematocrit (%) 35.7 ± 7.5 39.4 ± 3.3 38.2 ± 4.9 39.6 ± 5.5 0.384
Glucose (mg/dL) 51.3 ± 8.6a 63.7 ± 10.1b 64.3 ± 9.6b 63.2 ± 8.5b 0.009
AST (IU/L) 14.8 ± 6.3 20.5 ± 7.1 18.8 ± 8.3 24.5 ± 11.8 0.084
ALT (IU/L) 1.31 ± 0.63a 2.67 ± 0.82b 2.50 ± 0.55b 3.00 ± 0.63b 0.000
Cortisol (μg/dL) 0.68 ± 0.51a 2.22 ± 0.79b 2.69 ± 0.97b 2.36 ± 1.61b 0.000
  1. aValues are means ± SD of triplicate groups
  2. bValues with the same superscript within the same row are not significantly different at P < 0.05 based on Duncan’s multiple range test