Epizootic Carcinoma in the Winter Flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus.

@article{Murchelano1985EpizooticCI,
  title={Epizootic Carcinoma in the Winter Flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus.},
  author={Robert A. Murchelano and Richard E. Wolke},
  journal={Science},
  year={1985},
  volume={228 4699},
  pages={
          587-9
        }
}
The winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus, is an esteemed food fish and has sustained an important commercial and recreational fishery for many years in the northeastern United States. Histopathologic examinations of hepatic tissues of winter flounder from Boston Harbor revealed a high prevalence of neoplasms. The lesions, designated as cholangiocarcinomas and hepatocarcinomas, were found in 16 of 200 fish examined and resembled those experimentally induced in rodents by exposure to… CONTINUE READING
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