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Main Title Evaluation of minimum data requirements for acute toxicity value extrapolation with aquatic organisms : final report /
Author Buckler, D. R. ; Mayer, F. L. ; Ellersieck, M. R. ; Asfaw, A. ;
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Buckler, Denny.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development. ;Geological Survey, Columbia, MO. Environmental Research Center. ;Missouri Univ.-Columbia.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Gulf Ecology Division,
Year Published 2003
Report Number EPA/600/R-03/104
Stock Number PB2005-105861
OCLC Number 56592863
Subjects Water quality bioassay ; Acute toxicity testing ; Aquatic organisms--Effect of water pollution on
Additional Subjects Aquatic organisms ; Environmental contaminants ; Exposure ; Effects ; Toxicological information ; Aquatic ecosystem ; Water pollution effects ; Contamination ; Data requirements ; Databases ; Acute toxicity ; Software programs ; Toxicity ; Risk assessment ; Ecological Risk Analysis (ERA)
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKCD  EPA/600/R-03/104 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 02/01/2008
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-R-03-104 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
NTIS  PB2005-105861 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vii, 165 pages ; 28 cm
Assessment of risk posed by an environmental contaminant to an aquatic community requires estimation of both magnitude of occurrence (exposure) and its ability to cause harm (effects). Our ability to estimate effects is often hindered by limited toxicological information. As a result, resource managers and environmental regulators are often faced with the need to extrapolate across taxonomic groups in order to protect the more sensitive members of the aquatic community. The goals of this effort were to : (1) compile and organize an extensive body of acute toxicity data, (2) characterize the distribution of toxicant sensitivity across taxa and species, and (3) to establish appropriate toxicity extrapolation factors based upon toxicological relations among species and chemicals. The results of this effort allow for better use of available information for predicting the sensitivity of untested species to environmental contaminants.
"July 2003." Includes bibliographical references (page 8). "EPA project no. DW-14-93900201-1." "EPA/600/R-03/104."