|Appears in Collections:||Aquaculture Conference Papers and Proceedings|
|Title:||The involvement of pollution with fish health|
|Citation:||Austin B (2007) The involvement of pollution with fish health, Mothersill C, Mosse I, Seymour C (ed.) Multiple Stressors: A Challenge for the Future, NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Multipollution Exposure and Risk Assessment - A Challenge to the Future, Minsk, Belarus, 1.10.2006 - 5.10.2006, Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 13-30.|
|Series/Report no.:||NATO Security through Science Series C: Environmental Security|
|Conference Name:||NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Multipollution Exposure and Risk Assessment - A Challenge to the Future|
|Conference Location:||Minsk, Belarus|
|Abstract:||It is generally accepted that pollutants, such as hydrocarbons, enter the aquatic environment by accident or deliberately, and may lead to large-scale and sudden kills of animal life, especially when the compounds are in high quantities. However, more subtle changes to the host may ensue when lesser quantities of pollutants are involved. Here, the resulting damage may include immunosuppression, physical damage to gills and epithelia, and adverse affects on metabolism. Also, there may well be increased susceptibility to various infectious diseases, including lymphocystis and ulceration. Much of the work to date has centered on laboratory studies and also surveys of polluted and clean marine sites, but it is not always possible to make firm conclusions from the data.|
|Status:||Publisher version (final published refereed version)|
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