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Histopathological fish health index: a biomarker of pollution effect

Corbett, Patricia 2014, Histopathological fish health index: a biomarker of pollution effect, PhD thesis, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University.

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Title Histopathological fish health index: a biomarker of pollution effect
Author Corbett, Patricia
Institution Deakin University
School School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Mondon Julie
Date submitted 2014-09
Keyword(s) Antarctic Rock-cod
Antarctica
environmental impact
wastewater
Summary  Changes in cellular structure in Antarctic Rock-cod signified biological impact of untreated human wastewater on the marine ecosystem at Davis Station, East Antarctica. Based on these alterations a Histological Health Index was developed to identify and compare changes in fish health correlated to the degree of wastewater exposure. The health index provides a risk assessment tool applicable for all Antarctic Treaty research stations.
Language eng
Field of Research 050204 Environmental Impact Assessment
Socio Economic Objective 960502 Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Description of original xii, 149 pages : illustrations, maps
Dewey Decimal Classification 597.177
Copyright notice ┬ęThe author
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30074290

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