Do rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri) acclimate to low pH?

C. Audet, C. M. Wood

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Adult rainbow trout previously exposed to long-term sublethal acid stress (3 mo, pH 4.8) in soft water were challenged with acute severe acid exposure (4.5-5 h, pH 4.0). Long-term sublethal acid exposure did not improve but rather significantly decreased the ability of rainbow trout to respond to more severe acid stress. Acclimation to acid stress thus does not occur in rainbow trout. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCanadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Number of pages7
StatePublished - Dec 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Medicine(all)


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