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Toxicity of crude oil to the metabolism of freshwater minor carp,Puntius sophore

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Prasad, M.S. Toxicity of crude oil to the metabolism of freshwater minor carp,Puntius sophore . Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 39, 188–193 (1987). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01689405

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Keywords

  • Toxicity
  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Minor Carp