Table 2.

Regression equations and r2values for the plots of oxygen consumption versus swimming speed using Eqn 4

T (°C)abcr2Uopt (cm s-1)MO2 at Uopt (mmol h-1kg-1)COT at Uopt (J kg-1 km-1)COTnet at Uopt (J kg-1km-1)
1.23 11.90 2.08 0.70 0.32 2.37 881.19 271.45
11 1.59 12.15 2.23 0.69 0.37 2.88 947.28 323.91
14 3.36 12.47 3.24 0.69 0.52 4.86 1123.90 536.86
18 2.76 8.35 1.95 0.62 0.58 5.67 1171.64 631.08
22 3.40 12.04 2.57 0.72 0.51 5.57 1306.43 526.56
26 4.35 11.21 2.74 0.86 0.58 6.59 1424.04 625.24
30 4.85 11.95 2.26 0.86 0.61 8.70 1727.92 668.56
T (°C)abcr2Uopt (cm s-1)MO2 at Uopt (mmol h-1kg-1)COT at Uopt (J kg-1 km-1)COTnet at Uopt (J kg-1km-1)
1.23 11.90 2.08 0.70 0.32 2.37 881.19 271.45
11 1.59 12.15 2.23 0.69 0.37 2.88 947.28 323.91
14 3.36 12.47 3.24 0.69 0.52 4.86 1123.90 536.86
18 2.76 8.35 1.95 0.62 0.58 5.67 1171.64 631.08
22 3.40 12.04 2.57 0.72 0.51 5.57 1306.43 526.56
26 4.35 11.21 2.74 0.86 0.58 6.59 1424.04 625.24
30 4.85 11.95 2.26 0.86 0.61 8.70 1727.92 668.56

MO2=a+bUc. T, temperature; Uopt, optimal swimming speed (Eqn 5).

MO2 at Uopt and COT at Uopt were calculated using Eqn 4 and Eqn 6 and parameter values from Table 2. COTnet at Uopt were calculated using Eqn 11.

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