Deepwater disaster scrutinised

SCIENTISTS at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science have illustrated a number of subtle but disastrous impacts caused by the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill…… After a month of raising these fish in clean water, the team put the resulting juveniles through the paces on their “fish treadmill” and they could only swim about 70 per cent as fast as those that had never been exposed to oil.

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