By Colin H. Walker, D. R. Livingstone

ISBN-10: 0080418740

ISBN-13: 9780080418742

This new quantity from the SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) exact guides sequence examines the phenomenon of continual toxins within the seas and oceans. in contrast to the hugely noticeable and noticeable results attributable to oil, definite chemical substances have unseen yet long term and far-reaching results at the marine environment. they generally have lengthy half-lives, are carried nice distances and go simply during the foodstuff chain from prey to predator. The behaviour and results of those power pollution on every one kind of marine animal (invertebrates, vertebrates, fish, mammals and fish-eating birds) are defined. a last evaluation attracts the observations and conclusions jointly providing a piece that offers a starting place for figuring out the behaviour of continual pollution within the marine atmosphere

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