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Environmental contaminants in wildlife

interpreting tissue concentrations

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Published by Lewis Publishers in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biological monitoring,
  • Histology, Pathological,
  • Pollution -- Environmental aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by W. Nelson Beyer, Gary H. Heinz, Amy W. Redmon-Norwood.
    SeriesSETAC special publications series
    ContributionsBeyer, W. Nelson., Heinz, Gary H., Redmon-Norwood, Amy W., SETAC (Society), SETAC Foundation for Environmental Education.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1223.B54 E57 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination494 p. :
    Number of Pages494
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL808735M
    ISBN 10156670071X
    LC Control Number95045493

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