Mercury toxicology as assessed through fish scales.

  title={Mercury toxicology as assessed through fish scales.},
  author={Anish Dua and Neha Gupta},
  journal={Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  volume={74 6},
Increasing pollution in water bodies is directly or indirectly related to increasing urbanization and indiscriminate disposal of agrochemical & industrial effluents. Heavy metals are one of the important categories of such pollutants and are causing serious hazards to non target species (Mwachiro and Druve1997). Their salts constitute a serious type of pollution in fresh water and being stable compounds; they are not readily removed by oxidation, precipitation or other processes and affect the… CONTINUE READING