Oil from Deepwater Horizon spill deforms developing fish
By Patterson Clark, Published: March 24, 2014
Toxins from the crude oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico cause developmental abnormalities in large predatory fish, such as tuna and amberjack, when they are embryos, larvae or juveniles. The spill may lead to a significant loss of young fish, according to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read related article.
SOURCE: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.