Acta Vet. Brno 2012, 81: 63-68

https://doi.org/10.2754/avb201281010063

Assessment of mercury contamination in the Bílina River (Czech Republic) using indicator fish

Kamila Kružíková, Zdeňka Svobodová

Department of Veterinary Public Health and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Czech Republic

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