Fish Toxicity Tests for Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

  • Published : 2001.05.01


Ecotoxicology is a research area for adverse effect of chemicals to ecosystem. While toxicology is directly related to human health, relation between ecotoxicology and human health is indirect. In this connection, public awareness of environmental effect has been rather behind that for health effects. Historically the first concern in ecotoxicology was adverse effect of pollution on organisms in waters receiving industrial wastewater. (omitted)