The effects of salt water adaptation on the australian black swan, Cygnus atratus (Latham)

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Abstract

1. 1. Body weight, plasma and tear concns, hematocrit, tissue sizes and Na, K, Cl excretion in salt gland secretion (SGS) and cloacal fluid (CF) were studied in fresh water (FW) and salt water (SW) adapted Australian black swan, Cygnus atratus (Latham), cygnets and/or adults. 2. 2. FW cygnet plasma Na, 119 ± 3; K, 4.8 ± 0.3 m-equiv/l were significantly different (P

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  • Maryanne Robinson Hughes

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