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Title: Endocrine disruption in juvenile roach from English rivers: A preliminary study
Authors: Beresford, NA
Jobling, S
Williams, R
Sumpter, JP
Keywords: Endocrine disruption;Juvenile fish;Reproductive ducts;Rutilus;Wild fish
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, Inc
Citation: Journal of Fish Biology, 64: 580-586, Feb 2004
Abstract: Juvenile roach Rutilus rutilus from seven rivers of varying water quality were examined for evidence of endocrine disruption. The majority of roach from five of these rivers had femalelike reproductive ducts. The results suggest that juvenile, rather than adult, fish could be used in studies of endocrine disruption in wild fish populations.
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Institute for the Environment

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