Heat Tolerance Of Albino vs. Normal Channel Catfish Ictalurus Punctatus

Two lots of the Arkansas strain of cha.nnel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, containing both albino and ngrmal fish, were acclimated in the laboratory at a constant temperature of 30.0 C. Samples of albino and normal fish were exposed to a lethal temperature of 39.0 o C. The albinos from both lots had the highest mean survival time, but the differences were not statistically significant.

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