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Oil spills and fish health: exposing the heart of the matter


The chemical complexity of crude oil and its fuel products poses many important challenges for exposure science in marine ecosystems that support productive fisheries throughout the world. Meeting these challenges will enable better decisions on approaches to protecting and restoring these ecosystems.

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Incardona, J., Collier, T. & Scholz, N. Oil spills and fish health: exposing the heart of the matter. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21, 3–4 (2011).

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