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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon metabolism in mullets,Chelon labrosus, treated by polychlorinated biphenyls

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Narbonne, J.F., Suteau, P., Daubeze, M. et al. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon metabolism in mullets,Chelon labrosus, treated by polychlorinated biphenyls. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 38, 53–57 (1987).

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  • Waste Water
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution