Mar Pollut Bull 2021 May 29;169:112543. Epub 2021 May 29.
Laboratório de Ecotoxicologia Aquática, Centro de Biociências, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Av. Prof. Moraes Rego, s/n, Recife, PE, 50670-920, Brazil. Electronic address:
Contamination of aquatic habitats by endocrine disruptor chemicals is a major concern globally. This study evaluated histochemical, behavioral, and reproductive effects on adult male Poecilia vivipara sampled from Capibaribe River Estuarine System (CRES), compared to laboratory control males after breeding with virgin control females. CRES is contaminated by a mixture of estrogenic contaminants estrone, 17β-estradiol, estriol, 17α-Ethinylestradiol, bisphenol A and caffeine in concentrations averaging 13. Read More