Annie Selva Sonia, G and Lipton, A P and Paulraj, R (2009) Lethal concentration of methanol extract of sponges to the brine shrimp, Artemia salina. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 51 (1). pp. 122-125.
Methanol extracts of five marine sponges viz., Acanthella elongata, Echinodictyum gorgonoides, Axinella donnani, Callyspongia subarmigera and Callyspongia diffusa collected as fresh bycatch from fishing nets off Kanyakumari were screened for estimating the lethal concentration to the brine shrimp (Artemia salina). The extract of Callyspongia subarmigera had the highest toxicity with LC50 at 0.46% in 24 h whereas the extract of Eichinodictyum gorgonoides was least toxic with LC50 at 8.58% in 24 h.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Sponges; brine shrimp assay; methanol extract; lethal concentration; Artemia salina|
|Subjects:||Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Geetha P Mrs|
|Deposited On:||15 Aug 2010 23:05|
|Last Modified:||15 Aug 2010 23:05|
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