Zeitschrift für vergleichende Physiologie

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 239–241 | Cite as

A note on the osmotic behaviour of Eriocheir in concentrated and Mytilus in dilute sea water

  • Ruth E. Conklin
  • August Krogh


Eriocheir maintains hypotonicity by active processes in normal and concentrated sea water up to concentrations of 45 0/00.

Mytilus follows passively changes in salinity down to the lowest compatible with life.


Active Process Osmotic Behaviour 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruth E. Conklin
    • 1
  • August Krogh
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of ZoophysiologyCopenhagen UniversityDenmark

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