Mercury accumulation and its effects on molecular, physiological, and histopathological responses in the peacock blenny Salaria pavo.

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For humans, fish consumption is the major source of mercury (Hg) exposure. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of Hg in the peacock blenny Salaria pavo, a species of the family of blennies that was used as indicator of water pollution. We performed a sublethal contamination of fish to 66 μg HgCl2 L-1 during 1, 4, 10 and 15 days but Hg… (More)

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