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Acid Toxicity and Aquatic Animals

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This volume aims to review and present research on acid waters and their effects on aquatic animals.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Units, symbols and formulae; Preface; Introduction; 1. The causes and consequences of surface water Sir John Mason; 2. Invertebrate communities in acid streams D. W. Sutcliffe and A. G. Hildrew; 3. Fish survival in acid waters D. J. A. Brown and K. Sadler; 4. Field studies on fisheries in acid waters in the UK A. W. H. Turnpenny; 5. Episodic changes in water quality and their effects on fish J. P. Reader and C. H. Dempsey; 6. Acid-base regulation in fishes: 1. Mechanisms N. Heisler; 7. Acid-base regulation in fishes: 2. Biological responses and limitations J. N. Cameron; 8. Intracellular pH regulation and the effects of external acidification R. C. Thomas; 9. The physiological problems of fish in acid waters C. M. Wood; 10. Laboratory studies on invertebrate survival and physiology in acid waters J. H. D. Vangenechten, H. Witters and O. L. J. Vanderborght; 11. The physiological problems of crayfish in acid waters B. McMahon and S. Stuart; 12. The effects of hydrogen and aluminium ions on fish gills W. T. W. Potts and P. G. McWilliams; 13. The combined effects of pH and trace metals on fish ionoregulation D. G. McDonald, J. P. Reader and T. R. K. Dalziel; 14. Endocrine responses to acid stress in fish S. E. Wendelaar Bonga and P. H. M. Balm; 15. Commentary and conclusions G. D. Howells and R. Morris; Index.

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"...a distinct and valuable contribution." Quarterly Review of Biology "...the book can be useful for students and all others interested in aquatic toxicology." H. Dabrowska, Journal of Environmental Quality
EAN: 9780521334358
ISBN: 0521334357
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Tracts in Theoretica'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2002
Seitenanzahl: 296 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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