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Effect of deltamethrin on some aspects of lipid metabolism in fresh water fish Labeo rohita (hamilton).

Neeraja S.R. K., Giridhar* P.


Effect of sub lethal concentration of deltamethrin (0.01µg/lt) was studied on total lipids, lipase activity and free fatty acids of the fish Labeo rohita. The levels of total lipids declined on 1st day exposure and gradually elevated on 7th day and 15th day.  From 15th day onwards their levels gradually declined and came nearer to control at 30th day exposure period. In contrast to this the levels of lipase activity and free fatty acids followed an opposite tend.


Deltamethrin; sublethal; Labeo rohita; total lipids; lipase activity and free fatty acids.

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