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Acute toxicity of copper sulphate to fresh water prawns.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17402254     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fresh water prawns, Macrobrachium lamarrei and Macrobrachium dayanum (Crustacea-Decapoda) were subjected to static bioassay tests to ascertain the LC50 values of copper sulphate. The 24, 48, 72 and 96 hr LC50 values of copper sulphate for M. lamarrei were 0.38, 0.361, 0.343 and 0.300 mg/l and for M. dayanum were 1.634, 0.988, 0.532 and 0.418 mg/l respectively. Behavioral responses and LC50 values indicate that M. lamarrei were more sensitive to copper sulphate than M. dayanum.
H S Lodhi; M A Khan; R S Verma; U D Sharma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of environmental biology / Academy of Environmental Biology, India     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0254-8704     ISO Abbreviation:  J Environ Biol     Publication Date:  2006 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-03     Completed Date:  2007-04-26     Revised Date:  2009-03-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300544     Medline TA:  J Environ Biol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  585-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Prawn Research Center, Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow-226 007, India.
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MeSH Terms
Copper Sulfate / toxicity*
Crustacea / drug effects*
Water Pollutants, Chemical / toxicity*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Water Pollutants, Chemical; 7758-98-7/Copper Sulfate

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