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Title: The endocrine modulating effects of sewage treatment works effluents on the roach (Rutilus rutilus)
Author: Liney, Katherine Emma
Awarding Body: University of Exeter
Current Institution: University of Exeter
Date of Award: 2005
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Surveys of UK rivers have shown a high incidence of sexual disruption in populations of wild roach (Rutilus rutilus) living downstream from sewage treatment works (STW). Moreover, the degree of intersex (gonads containing both male and female structural characteristics) has been correlated with the concentration of effluent in those rivers.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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