Acta Vet. Brno 2014, 83: 89-93

https://doi.org/10.2754/avb201483020089

Mercury content in the parasite-host system of Ligula intestinalis and Abramis brama and the effect of the parasite on fish muscle composition

Miroslava Palíková1, Stanislav Navrátil1, Andrea Dvořáková1, Iveta Bedáňová2, Jan Mareš3, Olga Čelechovská4

1University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology, Department of Ecology and Diseases of Game, Fish and Bees, Brno, Czech Republic
2University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology, Department of Veterinary Public Health, Animal Protection and Welfare, Brno, Czech Republic
3Mendel University, Faculty of Agronomy, Department of Zoology, Fisheries, Hydrobiology and Apiculture, Brno, Czech Republic
4University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Brno, Czech Republic

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