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  • n. Plural form of piscicide.

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  • "I support closure of the locks and many other measures to stop the carp from migrating into the Great Lakes, including hydrologic separation of the Great Lakes, greater use of piscicides, and increasing the voltage of the electric dispersal barrier to prevent carp of any size from crossing the barrier," he said.

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  • The shrimp pond preparation begins with urea, superphosphate, and diesel, then progresses to the use of piscicides (fish-killing chemicals like chlorine and rotenone), pesticides and antibiotics (including some that are banned in the U.S.), and ends by treating the shrimp with sodium tripolyphosphate (a suspected neurotoxicant), Borax, and occasionally caustic soda.

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