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Table 3 Growth performance* indices in Clarias gariepinus fingerlings exposed to homogenous effluent samples (HES)

From: Assessment of the growth performance and haematological indices of Clarias gariepinus fingerlings exposed to soap effluent

Concentration of homogenous effluent samples (% HES) Initial mean weight (g) Final mean weight (g) Daily weight gain (DWG) (g) Mean weight gain (MWG) (g) Relative growth rate (RGR) (g/days) Specific growth rate (SGR) Survival (%)
A 16.01b ± 0.40 250.03a ± 5.77 1.30b ± 0.03 234.02c ± 3.17 1461.71c ± 40.43 0.66b ± 0.01 67
B 15.31b ± 0.05 236.69a ± 7.46 1.23b ± 0.04 221.38bc ± 17.14 1445.98c ± 50.42 0.66b ± 0.02 64
C 14.04a ± 0.82 234.35a ± 18.36 1.22b ± 0.09 220.31bc ± 17.55 1569.16d ± 12.89 0.68b ± 0.01 63
D 16.89b ± 0.03 213.97a ± 17.76 1.12a ± 0.09 197.08ab ± 17.78 1166.84b ± 16.97 0.61a ± 0.03 62
E 15.85b ± 1.21 185.56b ± 20.84 0.97a ± 0.09 169.71a ± 17.16 1070.73a ± 38.59 0.59a ± 0.04 55
  1. A—control; B—0.32%; C—0.66%; D—1.31%; E—2.63%
  2. *Values with different superscripts within the same column are significantly different at p < 0.05