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Antidepressants make for sad fish

The drugs are becoming more common in river waters and can play dangerous head games with fish

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3:06pm, November 25, 2008

TAMPA, Fla. — In the fish world, baby is just another word for lunch. So it behooves aquatic larvae to be ever vigilant. Yet those who as embryos or hatchlings encountered water polluted with trace concentrations of an antidepressant are much more likely to become lunch.

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