tricaine


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tricaine

[′trī‚kān]
(organic chemistry)
C10H15NO5S Fine, needlelike crystals, soluble in water; used as an anesthetic for fish.
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Anaesthetic efcacy of clove oil, benzocaine, 2-phenoxyethanol and tricaine methanesulfonatein juvenile marbled spinefoot (Siganus rivulatus).
The most commonly used anesthetics for fish are tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222), benzocaine, metomidate, 2-phenoxyethanol and quinaldine.
Individual fish were removed, euthanized by exposure to neutral buffered tricaine methane sulfonate (MS-222) followed by pithing, and dissected.
After the period of experimentation the fishes-were sacrificed with an overdose of the anesthetic drug Tricaine Methanesulfonato MS-222 (Finquel[R]) dissolved in water.
At the end of the experiment, after fish were starved for 12 hours, randomized two fish per tank that were anesthetized with tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222).
3% tricaine methane sulfonate solution (MS222; Torreilles and others 2009).
By prolonged immersion in tricaine methane sulfonate (MS222) the specimens were killed in accordance with the Manual Handling of Animals for Experiments and Education of Falconi et al.
As a positive control, from stock solution of tricaine methanesulfonate (1mg/ml) serial dilutions were made in the range of 0.
Larvae that were collected for laboratory analysis were euthanized with tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222) mixed in seawater (90 g/mL) and preserved in either 95% ethanol (for otolith analysis) or 10% formalin (for gut content analysis).
Evaluation of Different Tricaine (MS-222) Concentrations on the Transport of Juvenile Peruvian Grunt (Anisotremus scapularis)
As regards anesthesia, the dilution of buffered anesthetic agents like tricaine ethanesulfonate or MS222 and benzocaine hydrochloride directly into the water is generally recommended (CONCEA, 2013a).