Reproductive Disruption in Wild Longear Sunfish (Lepomis megalotis) Exposed to Kraft Mill Effluent

@inproceedings{Fentress2006ReproductiveDI,
  title={Reproductive Disruption in Wild Longear Sunfish (Lepomis megalotis) Exposed to Kraft Mill Effluent},
  author={Jennifer A. Fentress and Stacy L. Steele and Henry L. Bart and Ann Oliver Cheek},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2006}
}
Worldwide, wild fish living in rivers receiving municipal and industrial discharges may experience endocrine disruption as a result of exposure to anthropogenic pollutants. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the hormonal status of wild fish in a U.S. river receiving unbleached kraft and recycled pulp mill effluent (Pearl River at Bogalusa, LA). We… CONTINUE READING