Evidence of Detrimental Effects of Environmental Contaminants on Growth and Reproductive Physiology of White Sturgeon in Impounded Areas of the Columbia River

@inproceedings{Feist2005EvidenceOD,
  title={Evidence of Detrimental Effects of Environmental Contaminants on Growth and Reproductive Physiology of White Sturgeon in Impounded Areas of the Columbia River},
  author={Grant W. Feist and Molly A. H. Webb and Deke T. Gundersen and Eugene P. Foster and Carl B. Schreck and Alec G. Maule and Martin S. Fitzpatrick},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2005}
}
This study sought to determine whether wild white sturgeon from the Columbia River (Oregon) were exhibiting signs of reproductive endocrine disruption. Fish were sampled in the free-flowing portion of the river (where the population is experiencing reproductive success) and from three reservoirs behind hydroelectric dams (where fish have reduced reproductive success). All of the 18 pesticides and almost all of the 28 polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) that were analyzed in livers and gonads were… CONTINUE READING

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