Physiological adaptation ofMytilus edulis to cyclic temperatures

  title={Physiological adaptation ofMytilus edulis to cyclic temperatures},
  author={John Widdows},
  journal={Journal of comparative physiology},
Mytilus edulis adapted to cyclic temperatures by reducing the amplitude of response of oxygen consumption and filtration rate over a period of approximately two weeks, and thereby increasing their independence of temperature within the range of the fluctuating regime. When acclimated to cyclic temperature regimes within the range from 6 to 20°C, the metabolic and feeding rates, measured at different temperatures in the cycle, were not significantly different from the adapted response to… CONTINUE READING