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Development of an estuarine sediment burrowing bioassay for shipboard use

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Phelps, H.L. Development of an estuarine sediment burrowing bioassay for shipboard use. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 45, 722–728 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01700992

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Estuarine Sediment