Journal of Toxicology / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Toxicity Assessment of the Xanthid Crab Demania cultripes from Cebu Island, Philippines

Table 1

Toxicity of Xanthid crab Demania cultripes (Alcock, 1898) from Cebu Island (2006).

No.Month ofWeight (g)Toxicity (MU/g) as TTX
catchVisceraAppendage

1Feb.73.324.13.9
2May193.310.92.7
3Jul.162.652.16.7
4Jul.30.912.17.7
5Aug.108.95.6ND
6Aug.180.011.95.2
7Aug.197.010.64.5

Av. ± S.D.135.1 ± 65.018.2 ± 16.04.4 ± 2.6

ND; not detected: less than 2 MU/g
Av.; average, S.D.; standard deviation.

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