A comparative study on selected oxidative enzyme systems in two species of brachyurans inhabiting different habitats

Y. Dayakar, G.S.S.P. Rao, K.V.R. Rao

Abstract



Ocypodis platytarsis is more active and aggressive than Oziotelphusa senex senex. The rate of oxygen consumption by the animal and tissues and the activity of the oxidative enzymes well demonstrate that O. platytarsis to depend more on aerobic metabolism than O. senex senex. The hydrological conditions and other environmental factors operating in the respective habitats should be responsible for this type of metabolic adaptation

References



Full Text: PDF

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Creative Commons License Mahasagar by National Institite of Oceanography, Goa, India is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Powered by Open Journal Systems. Site is best viewed in 1024X768 resolution. A project by Mithun Raj M. at NIO.