Response of Marine Animals to Petroleum and Specific Petroleum Hydrocarbons

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Applied Science Pub., 1981 - Aquatic animals - 177 pages
Result of extensive field and laboratory research dealing with the toxicity and sublethal biological effects of petroleum and specific petroleum hydrocarbons to marine organisms. Summarizes the major results of this research and discusses them in relation to major published information on the subject from other laboratories.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
1
ACCUMULATION AND RELEASE OF PETROLEUM HYDROCARBONS
4
REPRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH
35
EFFECTS OF PETROLEUM ON THE BEHAVIOR OF MARINE ANIMALS
143
REFERENCES
155
GLOSSARY OF SELECTED TECHNICAL TERMS
171
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