EFFECTS OF COPPER AND LEAD ON SOME HEMATOLOGICAL PARAMETERS OF Oreochromis niloticus


Ciftci N., Karayakar F., Ay O., Cicik B., ERDEM C.

FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, vol.24, no.9, pp.2771-2775, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.2771-2775

Abstract

Effects of sub-lethal concentrations of copper and lead on hematocrit and mean cell volume (MCV) levels and on erythrocyte numbers, erythrocyte and erythrocyte nucleus areas were determined after exposing Oreochromis niloticus to 4 ppm Cu and 0.2 ppm Pb over 7, 15 and 30 days.