Lethal Toxicity of Glyphosate Herbicide on Koi Carp, <i>Cyprinus carpio</i> (Linnaeus, 1758) Fingerlings

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https://doi.org/10.18311/ti/2018/v25i2/22923

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Bioassay, Glyphosate, Herbicide, Koi Carp, Lethal Toxicity

Abstract

Bioassay experiments were conducted to determine the lethal toxicity of glyphosate herbicide on Koi carp, Cyprinus carpio fingerlings. Koi carp fingerlings with mean length 8.06 ± 0.99 cm were obtained from a freshwater fish seed hatchery of the university. The fishes were exposed to different concentrations of glyphosate and mortality was recorded after every 6 h for a period of 96 h. The 96 h LC50 concentration for glyphosate on Koi carp fingerlings was found to be 33.2 mgL-1. The results indicated that glyphosate had impacts on exposed fish, hence, the need for regulation of usage to protect non-targeted species and the environment.

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2019-07-19

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Sanudi, F., Indulkar, S. T., Adsul, A. D., Pawase, A. S., & Sawant, M. S. (2019). Lethal Toxicity of Glyphosate Herbicide on Koi Carp, <i>Cyprinus carpio</i> (Linnaeus, 1758) Fingerlings. Toxicology International, 25(2), 139–141. https://doi.org/10.18311/ti/2018/v25i2/22923

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