volume 38, issue 4, P603-609 2008
DOI: 10.1590/s0044-59672008000400002
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Abstract: AbstrActThe present work evaluated several aspects of the generalized stress response [endocrine (cortisol), metabolic (glucose), hematologic (hematocrit and hemoglobin) and cellular (HsP70)] in the Amazonian warm-water fish matrinxã (Brycon amazonicus) subjected to an acute cold shock. This species farming has been done in south America, and growth and feed conversion rates have been interesting. However, in subtropical areas of Brazil, where the water temperature can rapidly change, high rates of matrinxã m…

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