Original Articles

The effect of copper and zinc at neutral and acidic pH on the blood coagulation of Oreochromis mossambicus

Published in: African Journal of Aquatic Science
Volume 27, issue 1, 2002 , pages: 47–60
DOI: 10.2989/16085914.2002.9626574
Author(s): G NusseyDepartment of Zoology, South Africa, J, HJ van VurenDepartment of Zoology, South Africa, HH du PreezDepartment of Zoology, South Africa

Abstract

The effect of copper and zinc on fish blood coagulation under alkaline and acidic conditions and the possible occurrence of disseminated intravascular clotting under these conditions have been poorly studied to date.

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