Pollution and Fish Health in Tropical Ecosystems

By: Alves de Almeida, Eduardo & Ciro Alberto de Oliveira Ribeiro

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2013. 26cm. Pp.402. 54 photos & figures. hardbound.

Presents information about the different responses of fish to pollutants from the molecular levels to changes in behaviour, 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

Title: Pollution and Fish Health in Tropical Ecosystems

Author: Alves de Almeida, Eduardo & Ciro Alberto de Oliveira Ribeiro

Categories: Fish Diseases,

ISBN: 1482212870

ISBN 13: 9781482212877

Condition: New

Inventory number: 979597

Keywords: 9781482212877. Pollution and Fish Health in Tropical Ecosystems