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Phelps, H.L. Clam burrowing bioassay for estuarine sediment. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 43, 838–845 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01702053
- Waste Water
- Water Management
- Water Pollution
- Estuarine Sediment
- Clam Burrow