Formalin in the Hatchery

Progressive Fish-Culturist
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FORMALIN is used extensively in hatcheries to control external parasites of fish. There are reports that formalin is toxic at some hatcheries, especially when used on rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri). This is a discussion of the development of the use of formalin to control fish parasite-in the hatchery, its properties, and some experimental work.


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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Formalin in the Hatchery
Series title Progressive Fish-Culturist
DOI 10.1577/1548-8659(1963)25[203:FITH]2.0.CO;2
Volume 25
Issue 4
Year Published 1963
Language English
Publisher Bureau of Fisheries, U.S. Department of Commerce
Contributing office(s) Western Fisheries Research Center
Description 5 p.
First page 203
Last page 207
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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