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Effects of Pollution on Fish: Molecular Effects and Population Responses

Edited By: A Lawrence and KL Hemingway

336 pages, B/e photos, figs


Hardback | Jul 2003 | #131462 | ISBN: 0632064064
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About this book

Constructs a model linking pollution impacts at the heirarchic levels of organisation, from molecular to population and socio-economic.

This book will be an important resource for environmental toxicologists and fishery biologists. Postgraduates and researchers new to the field will also find the book invaluable. For others, working within narrow specialist fields, it provides an insight into the wider impacts that pollution in fish can cause.. Journal of Fish Biology, Vol. 67, October 2005 "The main readership of the book will be fish physiologists and environmental biologists with interests in aquatic ecophysiology and ecotoxicology." Aquaculture International, 2004


List of Contributors Preface Acknowledgements 1. Introduction and Conceptual Model2. Genetic Damage and the Molecular/Cellular Response to Pollution3. Molecular/Cellular Processes and the Physiological Response to Pollution4. Molecular/Cellular Processes and the Health of the Individual 5. Cellular/Cellular Processes and the Impact on Reproduction 6. From the Individual to the Population and Community Responses to Pollution7. Cellular/Cellular Processes and the Population Genetics of a Species 8. From Population Ecology to Socio-Economic and Human Health Issues 9. The Role of Modelling in Fish and Fishery Ecotoxicology Index.

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Andrew Lawrence is at the Department of Biological Sciences, and Krystal Hemingway is at the Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies (IECS), both at the University of Hull, UK.

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