The physiological problems of fish in acid waters

C. M. Wood

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Summarizes current knowledge on the acute toxic mechanisms of pure acid stress to adult fish. External acidity has proven to be an exceptionally useful probe of normal physiological processes in freshwater teleosts. Recent findings on the physiological responses to long term, low level acid stress, and acid-aluminium interactions are described. -from Author

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAcid toxicity and aquatic animals
EditorsR. Morris
Number of pages28
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)


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