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Hydrobiological Journal
SJR: 0.227 SNIP: 0.575 CiteScore™: 0.24

ISSN Print: 0018-8166
ISSN Online: 1943-5991

Hydrobiological Journal

DOI: 10.1615/HydrobJ.v52.i4.90
pages 81-89

Triclosan in Hydroecosystems (a Review)

D. O. Yanovych
L'viv National University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnologies L'viv, Ukraine
T. M. Shvets
Institute of Fishery Kyiv, Ukraine


Literature data concerning mechanisms of income and chemical transformation of antibacterial preparation triclosan in aquatic ecosystems and its impact on the vital functions of aquatic organisms have been summarized. Possible long-term effects of the toxicant in the fishery water bodies in view of its potential threats to fishes are stated. A series of issues demanding further investigation is pointed.