BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Fig 2

Research Article

TBT Effects on the Development of Intersex (Ovotestis) in Female Fresh Water Prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii

Figure 2

(a) Control prawn showing fully mature vitellogenic stage ovary (O) and hepatopancreas (H). (b), (c), (d) Showing variation in the gross morphology of ovary and hepatopancreas in TBT treated prawns. (b) Note the reduction in the ovarian development at spent stage at 10 ng/L, (c) spent stage ovary at 100 ng/L, and (d) no ovarian development at 1000 ng/L. Note the decrease of ovarian development and variation in size of hepatopancreas in TBT treated prawns compared to control.

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