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Neonicotinoids disrupt aquatic food webs and decrease fishery yields

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Science  01 Nov 2019:
Vol. 366, Issue 6465, pp. 620-623
DOI: 10.1126/science.aax3442
  • Table 1

    Mean (SD) density (individuals m−2) of dominant macrobenthos at 39 locations in Lake Shinji, Japan, sampled in both 1982 and 2016. p values are the result of paired t tests. A list of all species collected in 2016 is provided in table S2.

    Taxa19822016p
    Arthropods
    Chironomus plumosus121 (268)0.00.008
    Tanypodinae spp.125 (169)19 (25)0.001
    Cyathura muromiensis30 (75)0.2 (1.1)0.017
    Annelids
    Prionospio japonica88 (150)131 (131)0.192
    Notomastus sp.101 (243)0.4 (0.8)0.014
    Laonome albicingillum4.2 (15)12 (13)0.026
    Oligochaeta spp.188 (387)14 (39)0.007

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  • Neonicotinoids disrupt aquatic food webs and decrease fishery yields

    Masumi Yamamuro, Takashi Komuro, Hiroshi Kamiya, Toshikuni Kato, Hitomi Hasegawa, Yutaka Kameda

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