Table 3: Mean (SE) increases of overall weight, percentage increase from initial to final weight, total length from initial measurements to final measurements, and specific growth rate (SGR)a for Rainbow Trout held in three separate raceways (A, B, C). Mortality is the total number of individuals that died per raceway. For each variable, values within a row with different letters are significantly different (P < 0.05).

A B C
Weight gain (g) 330 (24) zy 359 (32) z 243 (31) y
Percent weight gain (%) 106 (15) z 124 (16) y 107 (17) z
Length increase (mm) 63 (26) z 69 (21) z 48 (22) y
Percent length increase (%) 62.9 (5.2) zy 69.1 (4.6) y 49.2 (5.2) z
SGR 0.443 (0.019) z 0.470 (0.025) z 0.362 (0.031) y
Mortality 8 9 6

aSpecific growth rate (SGR) = [(Log final weight - Log initial weight) / time interval] x 100

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