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Hemoglobin and hematocrit values in the fishOreochromis mossambicus (peters) after short term exposure to copper and mercury

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Cyriac, P.J., Antony, A. & Nambisan, P.N.K. Hemoglobin and hematocrit values in the fishOreochromis mossambicus (peters) after short term exposure to copper and mercury. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 43, 315–320 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01701764

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Keywords

  • Copper
  • Waste Water
  • Mercury
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution