Volume No. 7 Issue No.: 2A Page No.: 1036-1039 Oct. - Dec. 2012

 

TOXIC EFFECTS OF EFFLUENT ON MORTALITY AND BEHAVIOUR CHANGES ON FRESH WATER FISH Poecilia reticulate

 

Malik G. M.*, Raval H. Viral and Ahmad Khalil Hena Kausar

Department of Chemistry, Navyug Science College, Gujarat (INDIA)

 

Received on : September 05, 2012

 

ABSTRACT

 

To determine mortality rate and LC50 of species Poecilia reticulate in pharmaceutical and insecticide effluent for 24 hrs to 96 hrs as per bioassay method. The mortality rate in both the effluent at even 5% observed during 24 hrs to 69 hrs experiments setup. During experiments erratic pattern of swimming, rapid haphazard movement and mucous covering on body were observed from the initial day in the fishes.

 

Keywords : Pharmaceutical, Insecticide, Effluent, Bioassay, Mortality rate, Poecilia reticulate

 

 

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