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Journal of Aquaculture Engineering and Fisheries Research

Commentary - (2024) Volume 10, Issue 2

Comparative risk assessment of permethrin, chlorothalonil and diuron for coastal aquatic species
Wes Maxfield*
Department for Environmental Sciences, University of Koblenz Landau, Germany
*Correspondence: Wes Maxfield, Department for Environmental Sciences, University of Koblenz Landau, Germany, Email:

Received: Jan 31, 2024, Manuscript No. JAEFR-24-128473; Editor assigned: Feb 02, 2024, Pre QC No. JAEFR-24-128473 (PQ); Reviewed: Feb 16, 2024, QC No. JAEFR-24-128473; Revised: Feb 21, 2024, Manuscript No. JAEFR-24-128473 (R); Published: Feb 28, 2024, DOI: 10.3153/JAEFR.10.02.15

Citation: Maxfield W. Comparative risk assessment of permethrin, chlorothalonil and diuron for coastal aquatic species. J Aquacult Eng Fish Res. 2024; 10(2)


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Conflict Of Interest

The author declares there is no conflict of interest in publishing this article.