Haematological Effects in Dogfish (Scyliorhinus canicula) after Short‐Term Sublethal Cadmium Exposure

L. Tort, M. D. Hernández‐Pascual

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    Abstract

    Four groups of dogfish were subjected to 50 ppm of cadmium for 1, 2, 3 and 4 days and haematological values were analyzed from blood samples. No differences were found in the majority of parameters, except for the Red Blood Cell Counts that show a significant increase during the second and third day of treatment. The results of the different parameters indicate a pattern of dual response depending on the time of exposure, a first phase of toxic impact during the first two days, followed by a second phase of recovery at the end of 4 days treatment. Copyright © 1990 WILEY‐VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)379-383
    JournalActa Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica
    Volume18
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1990

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