Intersex fish found in US rivers spur search for chemicals

July 6, 2014 11:42 AM

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Authorities in the US state of Pennsylvania have begun an extensive sampling of chemical contaminants after the discovery of intersex fish in three of the state's major rivers.

Male fish carrying eggs were found in the Susquehanna, Delaware and Ohio river basins, a sign that the water may be tainted with chemicals, the US Geological Survey found in new research released.

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