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Title: A liquid oxygen calculator for fasted channel catfish

item Pearson, Philip

Submitted to: Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/13/2006
Publication Date: 2/26/2007
Citation: Beecham, R.V., Pearson, P.R., Bailey, S.B. 2007. A liquid oxygen calculator for fasted channel catfish [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America. p.69.

Interpretive Summary: Not required

Technical Abstract: A review of scientific literature concerning channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus respiration resulted in development of a Microsoft Excel© spreadsheet for estimating the volume of oxygen consumed by a given fasted channel catfish biomass. Entry of ten variables into the spreadsheet provides estimates of oxygen gas consumption with respect to time and biomass, the liquid oxygen equivalent of that volume, liquid oxygen expense, and the ratio of liquid oxygen expense to gross revenue.