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Title: Water quality for salmon and trout
Author: John SolbĂ©
Document Type: Monograph
This report is the Second Edition of "Water Quality for Salmon and Trout", which was first published in 1988. The new edition includes details of a group of relatively new pollutants which are likely to cause some concern. These are xenobiotic oestrogens (xenobiotic means foreign to or new to nature). There was concern that something contained in domestic sewage effluents might be having an effect on reproduction in fish. Two likely substances which could be responsible are alkyl phenols and human oestrogens. In general this booklet attempts to explain the answers to what water quality means and what are the implications for salmonids life-cycle.
Publisher: Atlantic Salmon Trust
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Pitlochry
Subject Keywords: Salmon fisheriesWater qualityChemical measurementsSalmonTroutLife cyclePollution monitoringChemical compoundsChemical contaminationBiological analysisBiotic index
Geographic Keywords: United Kingdom
Taxonomic Keywords: Salmo salarSalmo truttaSalmonidae
Extent: 63; + appendices
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