Effects of lead on the spawning potential of the fresh water fish,Anabas testudineus

  title={Effects of lead on the spawning potential of the fresh water fish,Anabas testudineus},
  author={S. Tulasi and P. Reddy and J. V. Ramana Rao},
  journal={Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology},
  • S. Tulasi, P. Reddy, J. V. Ramana Rao
  • Published 1989
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology
  • An accelerated release of heavy metals into the environment particularly due to rapid industrialization and technology poses serious water pollution problem due to toxic properties of these metals. Lead is one such toxic heavy metal which is known to accumulate in tissues of fishes. This accumulation may have deleterious effects on fish reproduction. The effects of other heavy metals like zinc and mercury on fish reproduction has been reported. The studies on the effects of lead on fish… CONTINUE READING
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