Toxicity of Cadmium, Copper, Lead and Zinc to the Juveniles of Perna Viridis

Author(s): J. S. I. Rajkumar, M. C. John Milton and T. Ambrose

A study was conducted to evaluate the toxicity of cadmium, copper, lead and zinc to the juveniles of Perna viridis through acute toxicity in static renewal bioassay. The data revealed that the P. viridis was sensitive to copper followed by cadmium and lead. The ju veniles were found to tolerate the concentrations of zinc.

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