USGS: Endocrine Disruption May Make Fish More Prone to Disease (9/8/2014 7:57:38 AM)

Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals can affect the reproductive system and cause the development of characteristics of the opposite sex, such as eggs in the testes of male fish. Wild- caught fish affected by endocrine-disrupting chemicals have been found in locations across the county.  Estrogenic endocrine-disrupting chemicals are derived from a variety of sources from natural estrogens to synthetic pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals that enter the waterways.

USGS Release: Endocrine Disruption May Make Fish More Prone to Disease (9/8/2014 7:57:38 AM).

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