Disruption of the hypothalamo-pituitary-interrenal axis in 1 + yellow perch ( Perca flavescens ) chronically exposed to metals in the environment

@inproceedings{Gravel2005DisruptionOT,
  title={Disruption of the hypothalamo-pituitary-interrenal axis in 1 + yellow perch ( Perca flavescens ) chronically exposed to metals in the environment},
  author={Am{\'e}lie Gravel and Peter G C Campbell and Alice Hontela},
  year={2005}
}
Although it has been reported that adult yellow perch (Perca flavescens) chronically exposed to metals in the environment exhibit endocrine impairment characterized by blunted cortisol secretion, little is known about the vulnerability of early life stages. Young-of-the-year (YOY) and 1+ yellow perch were captured, subjected to a standardized stress test or adrenocorticotropic-hormone stimulation in lakes situated along a contamination gradient of Cd, Cu, and Zn in the mining region of Abitibi… CONTINUE READING