Effects of sewage effluent discharge on the abundance, condition and mortality of hulafish, Trachinops taeniatus (Plesiopidae).

@article{Smith1999EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of sewage effluent discharge on the abundance, condition and mortality of hulafish, Trachinops taeniatus (Plesiopidae).},
  author={Anne K. Smith and Iain M. Suthers},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  year={1999},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={
          97-106
        }
}
  • A. Smith, I. Suthers
  • Published 1 July 1999
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Environmental pollution
The effects of sewage effluent on the abundance, condition (length and reproduction) and mortality of hulafish Trachinops taeniatus were investigated at multiple outfall and control locations on the central coast of New South Wales, Australia. Underwater visual surveys found consistently fewer T. taeniatus at locations where sewage was discharged compared to control locations. The condition of T. taeniatus was investigated by comparing mean length and reproductive indices of fish from two… Expand
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