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Ocean Pollution: Effects on Living Resources and Humans

Series: Marine Science Series (CRC) Volume: 7

By: Carl J Sindermann

275 pages, Figs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #49716 | ISBN: 0849384214
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About this book

Summary of current knowledge, including extensive sections on pollution-associated diseases of marine fish and shellfish, and on attempts to quantify their effects on population size.


Contents

Introduction. Pathways of Pollution Effects: Some Basic Concepts. The Role of Stress in Marine Animals. Adaptation and Survival or Disability and Death in Polluted Habitats. Ocean Pollution and Disease: Ocean Pollution and Fish Diseases. OceanPollution and Shellfish Diseases. Ocean Pollution and Human Diseases. Effects of Ocean Pollution on Marine Populations: Mass Mortalities in the Sea: Natural and Pollution-Induced. Effects of Pollution on Fish Abundance. Effects of Pollution on ShellfishAbundance. Effects of Pollution on Aquaculture. Global Changes in the Health and Condition of Marine Populations that May be Associated with Human Activities. The Consequences of Inaction: Some Scenarios for the Future of Resource Populations in PollutedZones. Proposals for Change: Reducing Contaminant Levels in Estuarine/Coastal Waters. Conclusions. Epilogue. References. Index.

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