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Weathered oil in Gulf of Mexico may threaten development of fish embryos and larvae

Weathered oil in Gulf of Mexico may threaten development of fish embryos and larvae

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill, in which nearly three million barrels of crude oil got released in 2010 into the northern Gulf of Mexico, contaminated the spawning habitats for many fishes. A research team has now found that ultraviolet light is changing the structure of the DWH oil components into something more toxic, further threatening numerous commercially and ecologically important fishes.

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