tricaine methanesulfonate

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tricaine methanesulfonate

the most commonly used anesthetic for fish. It is dissolved in water and enters into the systemic circulation via the gills, producing a general anesthesia.
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Immersion anaesthesia with tricaine methanesulphonate or propofol on different sizes and strains of silver catfish Rhamdia quelen.
Benzocaine hydrochloride, similar to tricaine, may be used in an immersion and recirculation system for fish and amphibians in a buffered solution up to pH 7.
Samples of from 37-332 (mean = 205) fish in each treatment group were over-anesthetized with tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222) and dissected.
Among fish collected 10 fish of estimated reproductive size (>25 mm SL; Harrell, 1980) of each species were retained for reproductive analysis, euthanized using tricaine methane-sulfonate (MS-222), and fixed in 10% formalin.
At the end of the feeding trial, all fish in each tank were collectively weighed immediately after anesthetizing with tricaine methanesulfonate (MS222, Sigma, St.
The anesthetics mostly used in fish include the tricaine methanesulfonate (MS222), benzocaine, quinaldine, 2-phenoxyethanol, clove oil and its derivatives (methyleugenol, eugenol and isoeugenol) (2).
Each day, nine larvae were randomly selected, sedated and killed with an overdose of tricaine methanesulphonate (MS 222), and individually weighed on an Ohaus scale ([+ or -] 0.