publication . Article . 2010

AVALIAÇÃO HISTOPATOLÓGICA DO FÍGADO DE Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii (CASTELNAU, 1855) DA BAÍA DO GUAJARÁ, BELÉM, PARÁ HISTOPATHOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF THE LIVER OF Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii (CASTELNAU, 1855) FROM GUAJARA’S BAY, BELÉM, PA

Simone Socorro Damasceno Santos; Caroline Silva Montes; Rodolpho Protázio Coelho; Rossineide Martins Rocha; Maria Auxiliadora Pantoja Ferreira;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2010 Journal: Ciência Animal Brasileira (issn: 1518-2797, eissn: 1089-6891, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal de Goiás
Abstract
The species Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii is one of the most important economic resources of the Amazon region. The objective of the present work was to analyze the histopathology of the liver of B. rousseauxii and to indicate this species as a biomonitor of the environmental quality of the Guajará Bay. Samples were collected in four areas: a control area and three areas identified as discharge sites of solid and liquid wastes. Sampling was carried out in four season periods: dry/wet season, wet season, wet/dry season and dry season. The number of collected specimens was 36. The fishes were submitted to biometry after catching. They presented mean total length of...
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free text keywords: peixe, Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii, fígado, biomarcador, histopatologia., Agriculture, S, Animal culture, SF1-1100
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