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A Survey Of Potential Problems Related To Toxic Organic Chemical Contamination Of Aquatic Environments, Carol B. Rideout, Michael E. Bender Jan 1986

A Survey Of Potential Problems Related To Toxic Organic Chemical Contamination Of Aquatic Environments, Carol B. Rideout, Michael E. Bender

Reports

Toxic organic chemicals have affected aquatic resources by (1) restricting harvest; (2) causing biological damage to harvestable stocks; and (3) damaging other biological resources eg. benthic animals and birds.

Areas under review:

Puget Sound, Oregon Bays, San Francisco Bay, Southern California, Louisiana, Mississippi Sound and Mobile Bay, Texas Bays, Chesapeake Bay and Tributaries, Delaware Bay, New York Harbor, Hudson R~ ver - Raritan Bay Estuary, Narragansett Bay, the Great Lakes. Annotated bibliographies included with each sector.