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Sublethal Toxic Effects of Water Pollution on Red Abalone

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  • Tjeerdema, Ronald
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2002
Source
eScholarship - University of California
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Abstract

Though difficult to quantify, chemicals in agricultural and urban runoff are contributing to population declines of commercially valuable marine species. Although these pollutants may not be immediately lethal to marine organisms, they can impair key biological processes, hindering reproduction and causing early death.

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