D. Saroja, M. Abdul Rahim, V. Indra, S. Seetharaman, E. Venkadachalam


The present study has under taken to explore the toxic effect in aquatic organisms especially fresh water fish Cyprinus carpio are exposed to alcoholic distillery effluent. The discharge of industrial effluent causes water pollution due to the presence of dissolved organic and inorganic material which present in the industrial waste water without proper treatment cause changes in the physical, chemical and biological characteristic of water such as color, temperature, turbidity BOD, COD etc. The untreated effluents, deteriorate water quality day by day which affects aquatic biota and production. Hence the present study has taken to find the impact of alcoholic distillery effluents on hematological parameters such as Red Blood Cell (RBC), White Blood Cell (WBC), Hemoglobin (Hb), and Packed Cell Volume (PVC) in Cyprinus carpio (Linn.). The hematological parameter RBC 2.52 x 106 / mm3, WBC 3.115x103mm , Hb 6.362 x103mm and PVC 16.845 x103mm recognized in fish very much valuable tools for maintaining and function of fish healthy life.


Haematology, Cyprinus carpio, Haemoglobin (Hb), Red Blood Cell (RBC), White blood cell (WBC) and Packed Cell Volume (PCV)

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