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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine ecology.,
  • Marine pollution.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael J. Kennish.
    SeriesMarine science series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5.S3 K45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL669035M
    ISBN 100849384281
    LC Control Number97014857


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Pollution of estuaries and coastal marine waters is of profound ecological and societal importance. These coastal environments serve as critical habitat for a multitude of organisms and are of great commercial and recreational value to humans. Designed to meet the research, monitoring, and assessment needs of scientists, administrators, planners, and managers, Pollution Impacts on.

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Fish and shellfish may not be exposed immediately, but can come into contact with oil if it is mixed into the water column. When exposed to oil, adult fish may experience reduced growth, enlarged livers, changes in heart and respiration rates, fin erosion, and reproduction impairment.

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