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

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Barak Zebedee, Auta Jehu, Bingari , Mathias Simon, Babale Musa Yoane
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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.

Barak Zebedee, Auta Jehu, Bingari , Mathias Simon, Babale Musa Yoane

Histopathology, Wastewater and Technology

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 1 | January-Febuary - 2015
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2015-02-25 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
184-189 IJSRSET151140   Technoscience Academy

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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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