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1st Edition

Pollution and Fish Health in Tropical Ecosystems

ISBN 9781482212877
Published December 13, 2013 by CRC Press
402 Pages 6 Color & 48 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The tropical zone contains the highest diversity of fish species on the planet. Many of these species are being continuously exposed to pollutants that pose serious hazards to fish health thereby posing serious risks for entire fish populations. This book presents information about the different responses of fish to pollutants from the molecular levels to changes in behavior, with emphasis on tropical species. It also discusses current topics such as the adverse effects of emerging compounds like nanoparticles and endocrine disruptor chemicals.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Eduardo Alves de Almeidaz
Genes and Proteins Related with Biotransformation in Tropical Fishes: Perspectives in Aquatic Toxicology, Juliano Zanette
Nuclear Receptors in Fish and Pollutant Interactions, Afonso C.D. Bainy, Jacó J. Mattos and Marília N. Siebert
Fish Neurotoxic Pollutants, Helena Cristina Silva de Assis
Pollutants and Oxidative Stress, Francisco Filipak Neto
Genotoxicity and Mutagenicity, Marta Margarete Cestari
The Use of Fish Biomarkers in the Evaluation of Water Pollution, Thiago E. M. Parente and Rachel Ann Hauser-Davis
Blood Parameters of Estuarine and Marine Fish as Non-Destructive Pollution Biomarkers, Seriani, R., Abessa, D.M.S., Pereira, C.D.S., Kirschbaum, A.A., Abujamara, L.D., Buruaem, L.M., Félix, C., Turatti, G.C.R., Prado, L.R.B., Sousa, E.C.P.M. and Ranzani-Paiva, M.J.T.
Histopathological Markers in Fish Health Assessment, Ciro Alberto de Oliveira Ribeiro and Marisa Fernandes Narciso
Emerging Contaminants and Endocrine System Dysfunction, Daniele Dietrich Moura Costa
Nanoecotoxicology in Fish Species, Juliane Ventura-Lima, Alessandra Martins da Rocha, André Luís da Rosa Seixas, Carmen Luiza de Azevedo Costa, Isabel Soares Chaves, Josencler Luis Ribas Ferreira, Rafaela Elias Letts, José María Monserrat
Effect of Pollutants in Condition Index, Larissa Paola Rodrigues Venâncio and Claudia Regina Bonini Domingos
Behavioral Biomarkers and Pollution Risks to Fish Health and Biodiversity, Paulo Sérgio Martins de Carvalho

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