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Table 2 Mean of CI ± 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 1.9 ± 0.4
15 3.3 ± 0.7
20 4.5 ± 0.6 3.83 ± 0.21 1.664 0.140
25 6.0 ± 0.7 6.13 ± 0.21 0.441 0.673
38 6.5 ± 0.5
45 5.8 ± 1.1 3.0 ± 0.26 7.289* < 0.001*
50 3.7 ± 0.9 5.27 ± 0.31 3.042* 0.011*
55 2.93 ± 0.89
  1. *Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05
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