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By F. John Vernberg

organic tracking of Marine toxins offers the lawsuits of a symposium on ""Pollution and body structure of Marine Organisms"" held in Milford, Connecticut, on November 7-9, 1980. It appears to be like on the physiological results of pollution, resembling artificial natural compounds, petroleum hydrocarbons, and heavy metals, on marine organisms starting from fishes and shrimps to barnacles, crabs, mussels, polychaetes, and microalgae.
Comprised of 4 sections encompassing 22 chapters, this quantity starts with an outline of the consequences of artificial organics, reminiscent of insecticides on marine organisms just like the mysid shrimps Mysidopsis bahia. It proceeds with a dialogue of the poisonous results of a number of chlorophenols at the grass shrimp, Palaemonetes pugio; how heavy metals, together with silver, copper, cadmium, zinc, and mercury, impact species reminiscent of the polychaete Neanthes virens and the caridean shrimp Palaemonetes pugio; tracking of water caliber in keeping with the biochemical and physiological responses of marine organisms to pollution; and the results of monocyclic fragrant hydrocarbons on fishes from an ecological viewpoint.
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