Sub-lethal effects of chlorinated hydrocarbons on bivalves

David Roberts

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Chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticides are now present in low concentration in most waters. While generally not causing direct mortality so far as we know, they may well have sub-lethal effects, reducing the health and viability of marine organisms. In this study the effect of Endosulfan, DDT and dieldrin on respiration, heart beat and burrowing of some marine bivalves has been examined.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-24
Number of pages5
JournalMarine Pollution Bulletin
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1975


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