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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Carter KM, Woodley CM and Brown RS: A review of tricaine methanesulfonate for anesthesia of fish.
Physiological stress responses, egg survival and sperm mortality for rainbow trout broodstock anaesthetized with clove oil, tricaine methanesulfonate or carbon dioxide.
Safest level of tricaine methanesulfonate (MS222) to induce anesthesia in juveniles matrinxa, Brycon cephalus.
Note: If fish will not be kept after this experiment, they can be euthanized with an overdose of Tricaine which will allow more time for the students to observe and collect any data required).
Anesthetics include tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222) and quinaldine.
Fish were euthanized by an overdose of tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222), and then heads, gonads, and entire gastrointestinal tracts were removed, bagged separately, and frozen until further analyses.
Tadpoles were euthanatized by immersion in a tricaine solution at 250mg/L for 10 minutes.
Allison [12] found a reduction of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) sperm motility to less than 10 s at tricaine concentrations ranging from 19 to 75 mg/l, but Billard [13] found no reductions in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) sperm motility when working with tricaine concentrations of 4-150 mg/l.
Moribund fish were humanely euthanized by an overdose of tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222; Argent Chemical Laboratories, Redmond, WA, USA).
Anesthesia and recovery with tricaine methanesulfonate, eugenol and thiopental sodium in the carp, Cyprinus carpio.
Retained specimens were euthanized by freezing or by relaxing in a solution of tricaine methane sulfonate (MS-222).