Histopathological Studies of Gills and Liver of Clarias Gariepinus Cultured in Wastewater from Superphosphate Fertilizer Company (SFC)

Authors(5) :-Barak Zebedee, Auta Jehu, Bingari , Mathias Simon, Babale Musa Yoane

The histological effects of Wastewater from Superphosphate Fertilizer Company (SFC) on the fingerlings of Clarias gariepinus, an important African fish were investigated. Exposure of fingerlings of Clarias gariepinus to the wastewater on their gills revealed different histopathological alterations such as attenuated primary lamellae, marked loss of secondary lamellae, loss of epithelial cells, erosion of gill villi while in the liver there was fatty degeneration, oedema, mild fatty change in treatments with less concentration of the wastewater, moderate steatosis, necrosis and hyperemia was observed in treatments with the highest concentration of while the gills and liver from the control remained intact.

Authors and Affiliations

Barak Zebedee
Department of Biological Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria
Auta Jehu
Department of Biological Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria
Bingari
Department of Biological Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria
Mathias Simon
Department of Biological Sciences, Taraba State University Jalingo, Taraba State, Nigeria
Babale Musa Yoane
Department of Biological Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria

Histopathology, Wastewater and Technology

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Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 1 | January-Febuary 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-02-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 184-189
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Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Barak Zebedee, Auta Jehu, Bingari , Mathias Simon, Babale Musa Yoane, " Histopathological Studies of Gills and Liver of Clarias Gariepinus Cultured in Wastewater from Superphosphate Fertilizer Company (SFC), International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp.184-189, January-Febuary-2015.
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