Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 2(2): 27-33, doi: 10.3750/AIP1972.02.2.04
Seasonal and daily variations of respiratory metabolism of liver and kidney of bream Abramis brama (L.)
expand article infoR. Węgrzynowicz, R. Zbanyszek
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The investigations related to seasonal and daily variations of oxygen consumption by liver and kidney of bream with consideration of sex. The results obtained indicate to more intensive respiratory metabolism in autumn in comparison to summer season. Highest metabolic intensity ascertained at males during autumn season. Daily variations became also very distinct. Increased respiratory metabolism in liver and in kidney was apparent during the evening; highest respiratory metabolism noted at males during evening.