||Effects of Whole Drilling Mud and Selected Components on the Shell Movements of the Bay Scallop, 'Argopecten irradians'.
Hamilton, P. V. ;
Winter, M. A. ;
Pegg, R. K. ;
||University of West Florida, Pensacola. Dept. of Biology.;Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL.
Drilling fluids ;
Water pollution ;
Physiological effects ;
Argopecten irradians ;
Water pollution effects(Animals) ;
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The present study was designed to measure the effects of whole drilling mud and two of its major particulate components (barite and lignosulfonate) on the shell movements and swimming responses of the bay scallop, Argopecten irradians.