Volume No. 3 Issue No.: 4 Page No.: 1169-1173 April-June 2009

 

CHRONIC TOXICITY OF COPPER INDUCED CHANGES IN CHROMATOPHORES OF INDIAN FLYING BARB, Esomus danricus (HAMILTON-BUCHANAN)

 

Suchismita Das1* and Abhik Gupta2

1. Department of Life Science, Assam University, Silchar (INDIA)
2. Dept. of Ecology and Environmental Science, Assam University, Silchar (INDIA)

 

Received on : February 12, 2009

 

ABSTRACT

 

Study of chromatophores from fish scale can serve as important tool in detecting stressors in fish. In the present study, acute toxicity of actual concentration of copper (Cu) to a teleost, Esomus danricus (Hamilton

 

Keywords : Chromatophore index, LC50, Sublethal, Esomus danricus, Chronic toxicity.

 

 

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