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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2018, Vol. 6, Issue 5, Part E

Seasonal changes in the histological structure of thyroid of the catfish Clarias magur (Hamilton, 1822) from Uttar Pradesh, India


Author(s): Pratima Singh, PK Bajpai and Basudhara Roy Chowdhury

Abstract: Seasonal changes of the thyroid gland structure was examined in the catfish Clarias magur collected from Ganga River drainage in Uttar Pradesh, India. The thyroid gland of fish is in the form of a general diffused pattern of the teleostean thyroid. It showed less activity in the winter months and was found the minimum follicular cell height in the month of November to January i.e. 4.66 ± 0.38, 4.18 ± 0.62 and 4.75 ± 0.54 µm respectively. Only one peak of thyroidal activity of Clarias magur was observed in the month of August with cell height of 7.90 ± 0.22 µm.

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How to cite this article:
Pratima Singh, PK Bajpai and Basudhara Roy Chowdhury. Seasonal changes in the histological structure of thyroid of the catfish Clarias magur (Hamilton, 1822) from Uttar Pradesh, India. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2018; 6(5): 377-379.
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