Methoprene

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Definition of methoprene:
Methoprene is an insecticide which is generally used to control mosquitos. It has also been shown to disrupt the normal development of non-target organisms, such as crustaceans. [1]
This is the common definition for methoprene, other definitions can be discussed in the article



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It has been suggested that methoprene is responsible for killing and stunting the growth of lobsters in Narragansett Bay

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  1. Ghekiere, A.; Verslycke, T.; Janssen, C.R. (2006). Effects of methoprene, nonylphenol, and estrone on the vitellogenesis of the mysid Neomysis integer. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 147(2): 190-195