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Table 1 Amount fish fed.

From: Toxicokinetics of mercury in blood compartments and hair of fish-fed sled dogs

  dog C dog K dog M dog T
  g fish
per meal
g fish
per kg BW
g fish
per meal
g fish
per kg BW
g fish
per meal
g fish
per kg BW
g fish
per meal
g fish
per kg BW
week Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
1 268 ± 23.5 15.0 ± 1.31 343 ± 69.2 16.4 ± 3.31 257 ± 17.4 12.0 ± 0.82 314 ± 22.7 13.8 ± 1.00
2 267 ± 11.8 14.1 ± 0.62 322 ± 30.1 14.9 ± 1.39 255 ± 10.9 11.4 ± 0.48 295 ± 46.3 13.0 ± 2.04
3 289 ± 21.5 15.3 ± 1.14 359 ± 44.2 16.3 ± 2.01 270 ± 21.2 12.0 ± 0.94 311 ± 26.5 14.1 ± 1.20
4 266 ± 31.4 14.8 ± 1.75 362 ± 44.1 16.6 ± 2.02 256 ± 17.4 12.4 ± 0.84 306 ± 45.5 13.9 ± 2.06
6 349 ± 48.4 18.9 ± 2.63 311 ± 50.0 14.2 ± 2.29 259 ± 24.2 13.0 ± 1.21 298 ± 43.5 13.5 ± 1.97
8 322 ± 36.8 17.7 ± 2.02 294 ± 29.5 13.8 ± 1.38 241 ± 22.0 12.2 ± 1.11 273 ± 41.0 12.9 ± 1.94
10 319 ± 24.5 18.5 ± 1.42 313 ± 31.3 15.0 ± 1.50 257 ± 14.5 13.3 ± 0.75 282 ± 20.5 13.6 ± 0.99
12 312 ± 38.9 18.1 ± 2.25 338 ± 43.9 16.0 ± 2.08 261 ± 13.9 13.5 ± 0.72 304 ± 38.3 14.4 ± 1.81
  1. Average grams fish fed per meal and per kg dog weight during exposure. Variation in grams fish fed per kg body weight (BW) was due to the effort to maintain BW and condition by adjusting meal sizes as needed.