Wednesday, September 14, 2011

The US drought could have serious implications for aquatic organisms

Some area's of the Southern States are suffering the longest drought since 1887, this could have a serious effects on aquatic organisms. Baylor University carried our recent studies and has found that during drought conditions, some chemicals in the environment become more toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. One of the key effects of drought is to exacerbate the magnitudes of pH in the water. This is important as it affects the toxicity of some chemicals making them more toxic to fish. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers
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