Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research
versão On-line ISSN 2219-0635
VAUGHAN, D.B.; PENNING, M.R. e CHRISTISON, K.W.. 2-Phenoxyethanol as anaesthetic in removing and relocating 102 species of fishes representing 30 families from Sea World to uShaka Marine World, South Africa. Onderstepoort j. vet. res. [online]. 2008, vol.75, n.3, pp. 189-198. ISSN 2219-0635.
2-Phenoxyethanol was used as an anaesthetic to translocate 102 species of fishes representing 30 families from the Sea World aquarium on Durban's beachfront to uShaka Marine World. Most fishes responded well to a final anaesthetic concentration of 0,150 mí/í and there were no mortalities.
Palavras-chave : Anaesthetic; fishes; 2-Phenoxyethanol; public aquarium; translocation.