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Title:  Methyl mercury toxicokinetics in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) and largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) after intravascular administration.
Authors:  Schultz IR, Newman MC
Drug:  Methylmercury
Fish species:  Catfish, channel
Date:  1997
t1/2-hr:  814
Sample:  blood
Ave Weight (gm):  755
Ave Water temp (°C):  21
Water:  Freshwater
Dosage:  0.47 mg/kg sd
Route:  IV
Comments:  Salinity at 1ppt. Fish received a 2-h treatment in a 0.25 mg/L solution of malachite green. Fish anesthetized with 150 ml/L MS-222. AUC=77,500 ng/ml*h, Cmax=6,050 ng/ml, Mean Residence Time=1,046h.
Cl:  0.0059 ml/h/g
Vd:  6.2 ml/g
Citation:  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 16:990-996
Link:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.5620160518  Opens a new window
Genus Species:  Ictalurus punctatus
Drug Class:  Metal-Mercury
t1/2-detail:  814+/-58
Wt gm-detail:  755+/-80g
Water temp (°C)-detail:  20-22C
Dosage-detail:  0.47 mg/kg sd
Method:  AAS
Authors-red:  Schultz IR, Newman MC