When this book was first published in 1996, the pollution of the earth's freshwater habitats was, as it is now, a topic of major concern.
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. Water chemistry at the gill surface of fish and the uptake of xenobiotics D. J. Randall, C. Brauner, R. V. Thurston, and J. F. Neuman; 2. Bioaccumulation of waterborne 1,2,4,5-tetrachlorobenzene in tissues of rainbow trout R. V. Thurston, J. F. Neuman, C. J. Brauner, and D. J. Randall; 3. Dietary exposure to toxic metals in fish R. D. Handy; 4. The physiology and toxicology of zinc in fish C. Hogstrand, and C. M. Wood; 5. Lethal and sublethal effects of copper upon fish: a role for ammonia E. W. Taylor, M. W. Beaumont, P. J. Butler, J. Mair, and M. S. I. Mujallid; 6. The physiology and status of brown trout exposed to aluminium in acidic soft waters J. A. Brown, and C. P. Waring; 7. Physiological and metabolic costs of acclimation to chronic sublethal acid and aluminium R. W. Wilson; 8. Physiological effects of nitrite in teleosts and crustaceans F. B. Jensen; 9. Metallothioneins in fish: induction and use in environmental monitoring P.-E. Olsen; 10. Oestrogenic substances in the aquatic environment and their potential impact on animals, particularly fish J. P Sumpter, S. Jobling, and C. R. Tyler; 11. Effect of genetic toxicants in aquatic organisms J. W. Nunn, D. R. Livingstone, and J. K. Chapman; 12. In vitro toxicology of aquatic pollutants: use of cultured fish cells S. G. George; 13 Principles governing the use of cytochrome P4501A1 measurement as a pollution monitoring tool in the aquatic environment M. J. Leaver; Index.
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