User talk:Epipelagic

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Again, welcome! -- Cirt (talk) 21:08, 28 October 2013 (UTC)


Please restore my correct sense that you deleted. See e.g. "Ichthyotoxicity among respective pavoninins did not differ much, all being lethal to Japanese killilish at 5-10 ppm." Equinox 21:32, 28 October 2013 (UTC)

  • The term generally refers to a toxicity that comes from fish, and not a toxicity to fish. You will find thousands of examples on the web and in web dictionaries. Possibly you could establish that it is used in both senses. --Epipelagic (talk) 21:39, 28 October 2013 (UTC)
I suggest you look at these published books [1] and see if you can find any using it in your sense and not mine. Equinox 22:04, 28 October 2013 (UTC)
I suggest you look here and see if you can find any using it in your sense and not mine. --Epipelagic (talk) 22:10, 28 October 2013 (UTC)
Well, (i) yes I can, and (ii) if you support a random Web search over a search of published books, you are no kind of biologist! Specifically, your Google search turns up Wiktionary's entry (which we wrote!) as the second result. The search will work better (not finding similar spellings) if you quote the term, i.e. "ichthyotoxicity"; then the first result is a paper about toxicity to fish of Prymnesium; the second result is a paper about toxicity to fish of Cochlodinium; and the third result is a paper about toxicity to fish of Pheopolykrikos. Do you really want to keep denying the obvious? Equinox 01:12, 2 November 2013 (UTC)