Ecotoxicology of Marine Organisms

1st Edition

Bernardo Duarte, Maria Isabel Violante Caçador

CRC Press
July 31, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 375 Pages - 8 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781138035492 - CAT# K31724

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Summary

This book presents a comprehensive review of the most recent studies to understand the impact of contaminants on the marine environment. Conventional and new information, as well as the latest techniques, are provided, which can be applied to several types of marine organisms from bacteria and fungi to animals and algae. Specific topics discussed include the impact of different contaminants on different organisms as well as different approaches and their outcomes in terms of impact assessment. The integration of these techniques is also discussed in order to attain sentinel species and biomarkers to be applied in ecological quality and impact assessment programs and studies.