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Main Title Morphological variation in Djalmabatista (Diptera: Chironomidae) associated with coal strip mine ponds /
Author Tennessen, Kenneth J. ; Gottfried, P. K.
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Gottfried, Peter K.
CORP Author Tennessee Valley Authority, Muscle Shoals, AL. Office of Natural Resources.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Publisher Office of Energy, Minerals and Industry, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Division of Water Resources [Office of Natural Resouces], Tennessee Valley Authority,
Year Published 1983
Report Number EPA/600/7-83/017
Stock Number PB84-100411
Subjects Aquatic insects--Tennessee River Region. ; Strip mine ponds--Alabama. ; United States--Tennessee River Region.
Additional Subjects Morphology ; Diptera ; Water pollution ; Sampling ; Larvae ; Abnormalities ; Ponds ; Strip mining ; Correlation ; Metals ; Marion County Lake ; Alabama ; Djalmabatista pulcher
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NTIS  PB84-100411 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 67 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Abstract
Larvae of Djalmabatista pulcher possessing abnormally-shaped ligulas were found in abandoned coal strip mine ponds near Brillant, Alabama. Of the total 1,472 larvae examined, 50 possessed an abnormal ligula (3.4%) a frequency greater than previously reported for chironomids. Based on monthly samples from June to October 1978, the combined frequency of abnormalities in three strip mine ponds (3.04%) was not significantly different from the frequency at the unmined reference site, Marion County Lake (1.85%) (P = 0.36). The frequencies of abnormalities were not significantly correlated with any measured water quality or biological parameter related to strip mine activity.
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"March 1983." "Interagency Agreement No. D8-E721-DS, Project No. E-AP 80 BDS, Program Element No. INE-625B." Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-45). Microfiche.