Effects of zinc and cadmium on oxygen consumption and ammonium excretion in pink shrimp (Farfantepenaeus paulensis, Pérez-Farfante, 1967, Crustacea).

Abstract

In Brazil, pink shrimp (Farfantepenaeus paulensis) is an important commercially exploited species and is an ideal animal for studying the impairment caused by the effects of heavy metals that are often detected in coastal areas. The main purpose of the present study was to detect the acute toxicity of cadmium and zinc to F. paulensis and investigate their… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10646-008-0285-y

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