Water Pollution Creating Hermaphrodite Fish

Water Pollution Creating Hermaphrodite Fish

Publié: septembre 10, 2006, 7:00am CEST
Abnormal male fish carrying undeveloped eggs have been found in the rivers around Washington. Scientists believe the development of these hermaphrodite fish is linked to estrogen-like chemicals in the water. The water authority, which draws from the Potomac and Occoquan rivers to provide service to about 1.5 million people, is working with the US Geological Survey and other agencies to eliminate potentially harmful compounds.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: