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Mosquito control pesticide use in coastal areas poses low risk to juvenile oysters, hard clams

Mosquito control pesticide use in coastal areas poses low risk to juvenile oysters, hard clams

Four of the most common mosquito pesticides used along the east and Gulf coasts show little risk to juvenile hard clams and oysters, according to a study. However, the study also determined that lower oxygen levels in the water, known as hypoxia, and increased acidification actually increased how toxic some of the pesticides were. Such […]