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Table 2 Plasma Na + , Cl - ions, and osmolality in A. melanopus upon exposure to 15 ppt water

From: Gene encoding prolactin in cinnamon clownfish Amphiprion melanopus and its expression upon acclimation to low salinities

Time (h) Na+(mEq/L) Cl-(mEq/L) Osmolality (mOsm/kg)
0 205 ± 3.9 189.1 ± 1.0 379.0 ± 1.0
4 172 ± 3.8 159.6 ± 3.6 312.5 ± 5.5
8 170 ± 3.9 156.2 ± 4.2 313.0 ± 3.0
24 175 ± 3.3 158.2 ± 2.2 331.5 ± 2.5
144 192 ± 2.2 174.1 ± 2.1 351.5 ± 0.5
  1. Fish were transferred from 34 ppt (0 h) to 15 ppt water. Values shown as mean±S.E. (n=6) were measured from fish reared at 15 ppt for the times indicated.