Assessing genotoxic effects in fish from a marine protected area influenced by former mining activities and other stressors.

Abstract

The goal of the current study was to evaluate different genotoxicity tools in order to assess a marine protected area (MPA) affected by former mining activities and urban settlements. A catfish (Cathorops spixii) was analyzed for genotoxic effects at the (i) molecular and at the (ii) chromosomal levels. Through factor analysis, genotoxicity was found to be… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.01.025

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