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Genetoxic stress induced by intensive aquaculture activities in Taal Lake (Philippines) on circulating fish erythrocytes using comet assay and micronucleus test.

  title={Genetoxic stress induced by intensive aquaculture activities in Taal Lake (Philippines) on circulating fish erythrocytes using comet assay and micronucleus test.},
  author={Kristine Angeline A. Ocampo and Paula Katarina S. Tayo},
The present study determined the genotoxic potentia l i duced by intensive fish cage aquaculture in Taa l L ke (Philippines) on Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus ) erythrocytes using the comet assay and micronucle us t st. Water and sediment samples were collected from three sampling sites namely: Gonzales, Bañaga, and Balaki long, which are non-aquaculture, moderate aquacultu re, and heavy aquaculture sites, respectively. The highest incidence of tail moments , micronuclei, and nuclear… Expand

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