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





Bioassay, Glyphosate, Herbicide, Koi Carp, Lethal Toxicity


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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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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