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Table 1 Mean of mortality rates ± SD of Pinctada imbricata radiata after 30-day exposure to different salinities in acclimated and non-acclimated sets

From: The potential impacts of low and high salinities on salinity tolerance and condition index of the adult pearl oyster Pinctada imbricata radiata (Leach, 1814)

Salinity (ppt) Acclimated Non-acclimated t p
10 82.7 ± 2.5 100.0 ± 0.0 11.930* < 0.001*
15 75.0 ± 1.0 100.0 ± 0.0 43.301* < 0.001*
20 66.7 ± 7.6 96.0 ± 3.6 6.016* 0.004*
25 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0
45 0.0 ± 0.0 16.3 ± 3.1 9.260* 0.001*
50 36.7 ± 4.7 49.0 ± 3.6 3.594* 0.023*
55 51.0 ± 5.3 100.0 ± 0.0 16.039* 0.004*
  1. *Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05
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