Effects of furanace on the development of larval stages of Penaeus monodon Fabricius
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Successful molts and morphological defects in P. monodon zoeae (Z1, Z2, Z3) resulting from a 24-h exposure to 1.0 and 2.0 mg/L furanace in baths of 1.0 and 2.0 mg/L were quantified. Molting was delayed in Z1, but not in Z2 and Z3 at 1.0 mg/L; considerably delayed in all sub-stages at 2.0 mg/L. Morphological defects in the telson, carapace, uropods and pereiopods were observed in high frequency in Z3 after the exposure. These abnormalities did not result in 1.0 mg/L. In Z2, a 6-h exposure is deemed optimum for bath in 1.0 mg/L as gauged from higher survival of larvae after 96 h.
ALSO IN: Quarterly Research Report / SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department, 1st Quarter (Jan-Mar), 1977, pp12-17. Extended abstracts.SEAFDEC Contribution No. 22.
Gacutan, R. Q., Llobrera, A. T., & Baticados, M. C. L. (1979). Effects of furanace on the development of larval stages of Penaeus monodon Fabricius. In D. H. Lewis & J. K. Leong (Comps.), Proceedings of the Second Biennial Crustacean Health Workshop, 1977 April 20-22, Galveston, Texas (pp. 231–244). College Station, Texas: Sea Grant College Program, Texas A&M University.
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