Assessment of Deformities, Erosions, Lesions, and Tumors (DELTs) in Fish Exposed to Effluents From an Oil Refinery
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. Marisol Sepúlveda
Marisol Sepúlveda, Professor and Associate Head of Research
Purdue Forestry & Natural Resources
The primary objective this study is to determine whether the a thermal discharge from an oil refinery is causing an increased incidence of DELTs on fish. This study consists of three elements: an onsite thermal bioassay, field collections and DELTs assessment, and fish health assessment.