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Hydrobiological Journal
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Hydrobiological Journal

DOI: 10.1615/HydrobJ.v56.i5.90
pages 83-91

Viability of Juvenile Cyprinids under Elevated Content of Ammonium and Phosphates

K. Kofonov
Institute of Hydrobiology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine
O. S. Potrokhov
Institute of Hydrobiology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine
O. G. Zinkovskiy
Institute of Hydrobiology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine


The survival of crucian carp and common carp juveniles under the impact of high concentrations of ammonium nitrogen and phosphates in water was studied. It has been established that the crucian carp juveniles are more resistant to the ammonium ions as compared to common carp juveniles, whereas common carp juveniles are more resistant to phosphorus phosphates. Juvenile crucian carp and common carp demonstrated significant differences in their reactions and adaptation to high concentrations of ammonium nitrogen and phosphates in water.


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