PMID: 7324595Jan 1, 1981

Bacterial pollution indicators in the intestinal tract of various fish species living an Amir-Kolayeh lagoon

Zentralblatt Für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten Und Hygiene. Zweite Naturwissenschaftliche Abteilung: Mikrobiologie Der Landwirtschaft Der Technologie Und Des Umweltschutzes
A Nuhi, Y Khorasani

Abstract

In this study we have isolated fecal coliforms and streptococci from the water of the Amir-Kolayeh Lagoon and the intestine of 4 species of fishes captured. Since these bacteria do not constitute the normal flora of the intestinal tract of fish (VENKATARAMAN and SREENIVASAN 1953) so we may conclude that the presence of these microorganisms in the intestinal tract of these fishes is an indication of water pollution with fecal material of men and animals in the region.

References

Aug 1, 1961·Canadian Journal of Microbiology·L F POTTER, G E BAKER

Citations

May 15, 2004·Water Research·María Cecilia GuzmánRubén Darío González

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