Subject: Why do barnacles slow feeding in copper sulphate solution?
Date: Thu Feb 8 15:33:31 2001
Posted by Suzanne
Grade level: undergrad
School: Itchen College
City: Southampton State/Province: Hampshire
Area of science: Zoology
I measured the feeding rate of barnacles in normal seawater. I then added
copper sulphate so that it was 0.01% in a seawater solution. In the copper
sulphate solution the barnacles feeding rates slowed by almost 75%. Why
were they affected in this way?
Re: Why do barnacles slow feeding in copper sulphate solution?
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