volume 11, issue 1, P1-16 1984
DOI: 10.1016/0141-1136(84)90007-2
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S. Tilseth, T.S. Solberg, K. Westrheim

Abstract: ABSTRACTContinuos exposure of cod eggs and larvae to 50 and 250 ppb of the water-soluble fraction (WSF) of Ekofisk crude oil for 14 days, caused significant reduction in growth and change in neutral buoyancy. The larvae exposed to 250 ppb showed rnalforrnation in the foremost part of the head and jaw, which reduced their ability to capture prey organisms at first feeding.Cod larvae lost coordination of their swimming movernents after one hour exposure to 0.9 ppm of the WSF of oil hydrocarbons.First feeding co…

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