piscicide


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piscicide

(pĭs′ĭ-sīd) [L. piscis, fish, + caedere, to kill]
An agent that kills fish.
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Subsequent to this time, the use of a piscicide and concerns of potential impacts to non-target components of the aquatic community were questioned and many entities have limited the use of rotenone.
Today a chemical piscicide, known as Rotenone, will be released into the waters to remove the gudgeon population.
rotenone (a naturally occurring broadspectrum piscicide, herbicide, and
The agency is trying to eradicate a population of topmouth gudgeon in two lakes at the Millennium Coastal Park by applying a chemical called piscicide.
This wire-ring-bound manual provides fishery managers and others with safety procedures needed for carrying out restoration projects with rotenone, a piscicide, while meeting existing laws and regulations of all regulatory jurisdictions.
The poison used in Chicago was rotenone, a broad-spectrum piscicide (as well as insecticide and pesticide)--2,200 gallons over a five-day period.
In Angola it is one of the medicinal plants used as a piscicide, anthelminthic, insecticide and for treating tuberculosis (Bossard 1993), and as a bactericide (Roark 1937).
In six lakes, they have reduced the population partially or almost totally with a chemical piscicide to improve the growth of the fishes or change the composition of the population, in four lakes they have created marshes to spawn northern pike to improve the abundance of predators, and in two lakes they placed brush shelters and in one a stone reef to facilitate harvest and spawning of fishes.
Exudates of the aquatic fern Salvinia auriculata inhibited the breeding of the mosquito Anopheles albimanus (Hobbs & Molina, 1983), and a petroleum extract from the roots of the mangrove plant Heritiera littoralis was a piscicide (Miles et al.
Many residents felt that this fish kill stemmed from use of a commercial piscicide or other industrial agent (rather than traditional tuba akar, "root poison") owing to its devastating efficacy.
This population had been impacted in the early drought during renovation efforts of Landa Lake in 1951 when the piscicide, rotenone, was applied to remove exotic Rio Grande cichlids (Cichlasoma cyanoguttatum) (Ball et al.