Testicular abnormalities in cod (Gadus morhua) fed Aroclor 1254.

  title={Testicular abnormalities in cod (Gadus morhua) fed Aroclor 1254.},
  author={G B Sangalang and Harry Freeman and Richard Crowell},
  journal={Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  volume={10 5},
Cod were fed herring containing Aroclor 1254, a polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), at diet levels of 0, 1, 5, 10, 25, and 50 microgram/g for a period of 5 1/2 months. Histological examinations of the gonads of surviving male fish revealed various testicular abnormalities in 9 of 17 PCB-fed fish but in none of four experimental control and four stock control fish. The abnormalities were observed in testes that were either at functional maturity or in a stage of rapid spermatogenic proliferation but… CONTINUE READING

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