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Main Title Toxicity of Bromate to Striped Bass Ichthyoplankton ('Morone saxatilis') and Juvenile Spot ('Leiostomus xanthurus').
Author Richardson, Leonard B. ; Burton, Dennis T. ; Rhoderick, John C. ;
CORP Author Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Benedict, MD. Benedict Estuarine Research Lab.;Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL.
Year Published 1981
Report Number EPA-R-804683; EPA-600/J-81-543 ; ERL.GB-0221
Stock Number PB82-205832
Additional Subjects Toxicology ; Bromates ; Fishes ; Plankton ; Bass ; Fresh water fishes ; Water pollution ; Larvae ; Eggs ; Concentration(Composition) ; Bioassay ; Sensitivity ; Lethal dosage ; Reprints ; Morone saxatilis ; Leiostomus xanthurus
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NTIS  PB82-205832 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
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Striped bass (Morone saxatilis) eggs (12 h after fertilization) and larvae (4 d after hatching) and juvenile spot (Leiostomus xanthurus) were exposed to a series of bromate concentrations for 4, 10, and 10 d, respectively, using static replacement bioassay techniques. Three-dimensional mortality response surfaces were constructed by computerized probit regression techniques. Newly hatched striped bass prolarvae were most sensitive to bromate and had a 96-h LC50 of 30.8 mg/l (as BrO3-). Four-day-old striped bass larvae were less sensitive, with 2- to 10-d LC50s ranging from 605.0 to 92.6 mg/l BrO3, respectively. Juvenile spot were least sensitive, with 1- to 10-d LC50s ranging from 698.0 to 278.6 mg/l BrO3-, respectively.