Piscicide

This post was written by admin on October 24, 2011
Posted Under: Glossary

Capable of killing fishes; Usually a chemical substance that is poisonous to fishes and can kill them.One use for them is to eliminate a dominant or invasive species of fish in a water body,

e.g. Rotenone, Saponins, TFN, Niclosamide, Fintrol

There are also some plants with such character like: The Tephrosia, Wikstroemia and Bariringtonia genuses are well-known as Fish poisons.

 

 

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