Neurodepressive action of a piscicidal glycoside of plant, Aesculus indica (Colebr.) in fish.

  • Jigar Bhatt
  • Published 1992 in Indian journal of experimental biology
Sublethal concentration (2.6 mg/l) of a triterpene based piscicidal glycoside of A. indica damaged the neurons, fibre tracts and central correlation sites for gustatory, tactile and visceral sensory impulses in medulla oblongata of fish after prolonged poisoning. The fear, sinking to bottom, lack of schooling and non discriminatory pattern in treated fish… CONTINUE READING