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Intersex and sterility in the periwinkle Littorina littorea (Mollusca: Gastropoda) along the Western Scheldt estuary, The Netherlands.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11570805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this study we present the results of an intersex survey of Littorina littorea along the heavily polluted Western Scheldt estuary (the Netherlands), and record for the first time the intersex phenomenon in L. littorea from Dutch waters. Intersex differed significantly between localities and was the highest in the vicinity of the harbours of Antwerp and Vlissingen, as reflected by the I
H De Wolf; W De Coen; T Backeljau; R Blust
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Marine environmental research     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0141-1136     ISO Abbreviation:  Mar. Environ. Res.     Publication Date:  2001 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-09-25     Completed Date:  2002-02-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9882895     Medline TA:  Mar Environ Res     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Antwerp (RUCA), Department of Biology, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Fertility / drug effects
Paint / toxicity*
Pseudohermaphroditism / chemically induced,  veterinary
Sex Characteristics
Snails / physiology*
Water Pollutants, Chemical / toxicity*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Water Pollutants, Chemical

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