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Biological effects of contaminants: Use of imposex in the dogwhelk (Nucella lapillus) as a bioindicator of tributyltin pollution

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posted on 1999-01-01, 00:00 authored by P. E. Gibbs
This document describes a method for detecting contamination of the marine environment by tributyltin (TBT) using a sensitive neogastropod, the dogwhelk Nucella lapillus (L.), as a bioindicator. Exposure of female N. lapillus to TBT induces masculinizatio

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Series

ICES Techniques in Marine Environmental Science (TIMES)

Volume

24

ISBN

978-87-7482-280-6

ISSN

2707-6997

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[Authors]. 1999. Biological effects of contaminants: Use of imposex in the dogwhelk (Nucella lapillus) as a bioindicator of tributyltin pollution. ICES Techniques in Marine Environmental Science, Vol. 24. [##] pp. https://doi.org/10.17895/ices.pub.5050