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Table 2 Plasma levels of cortisol, glucose and total proteins of rainbow trout (O. mykiss) at 15, 45 and 60 days of treatment. The results are shown as the means ± SEM (n = 5 per group). Significant differences are shown with a line (* = P < 0.05)

From: Effects of crowding on the three main proteolytic mechanisms of skeletal muscle in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

  15 Days 45 Days 60 Days
LD HD LD HD LD HD
Glucose (GLU) (UL¯1) 173.68 ± 9.93 189.59 ± 7.43 193.85 ± 3.79 191.16 ± 4.86 187.82 ± 3.73 192.6 ± 12.47
Cortisol (mmol L¯1) 172.79 ± 35.96 346.79 ± 69.52 692.32 ± 182.07 1314.85 ± 99.38* 482.13 ± 108.07 1045.73 ± 474.71
Total protein (TP) (ng μL¯1) 4.94 ± 0.18 4.68 ± 0.16 3.85 ± 0.01 3.46 ± 0.24 4.85 ± 0.07 5.1 ± 0.12