The R package ‘FishResp’

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‘FishResp’ calculates metabolic rate of fish and other aquatic organisms measured using an intermittent-flow respirometry approach. The tool is used to run a set of graphical QC tests of raw respirometry data, correct it for background respiration and chamber effect, filter and extract target values of absolute and mass-specific metabolic rate. Experimental design should include background respiration tests and measuring of one or two metabolic rate traits. The package allows a user to import raw respirometry data obtained from ‘AutoResp’ (LoligoSystems) or other logger software.

The ‘FishResp’ package is available on CRAN and GitHub now.