Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 10(2): 13-19, doi: 10.3750/AIP1980.10.2.02
Studies on methylmercury compounds in Ictalurus nebulosus (Le Sueur, 1819) exposed to mercury chloride
expand article infoM. Studnicka
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Individuals of Ictalurus nebulosus (Le Sueur, 1819) were bathed in solutions of HgCl2 and CH3HgCl. Methylmercury compounds were detected in muscles, liver, and kidneys of those individuals exposed to HgCl2, which indicates mercury methylation to have taken place in tissues of the fishes studied.;