Physiological Zoology

Physiological Zoology

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By comparing the pH-bicarbonate diagrams for Leptograpsus immersed in 50% or 100% SW (Fig. 5A and B), acid-base changes in response to salinity change can be isolated. Within the initial 24 h of immersion in 50% SW, the crabs exhibited an acute metabolic acidosis, which was ... Truchot (1981, 1992a) explains that such haemolymph metabolic alkalosis can result from either increased net acidanbsp;...

Title:Physiological Zoology
Author:Charles Manning Child, Warder Clyde Allee
Publisher: - 1997


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