Acta Vet. Brno 2013, 82: 73-79

Recovery of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) after subchronic nitrite exposure

Eliška Zusková, Jana Máchová, Josef Velíšek, Alžběta Stará, Zdeňka Svobodová, Hana Kocour Kroupová

University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters, South Bohemian Research Center of Aquaculture and Biodiversity of Hydrocenoses, Research Institute of Fish Culture and Hydrobiology, Vodňany, Czech Republic


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