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Toxicity of a linear alkylate sulfonate detergent to larvae of four species of freshwater fish

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McKim, J.M., Arthur, J.W. & Thorslund, T.W. Toxicity of a linear alkylate sulfonate detergent to larvae of four species of freshwater fish. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 14, 1–7 (1975).

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  • Toxicity
  • Waste Water
  • Sulfonate
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution