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Effects of lead on the spawning potential of the fresh water fish,Anabas testudineus

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Tulasi, S.J., Reddy, P.U.M. & Ramana Rao, J.V. Effects of lead on the spawning potential of the fresh water fish,Anabas testudineus . Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 43, 858–863 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01702056

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Fresh Water
  • Water Fish