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Main Title Morphological and Behavioral Characters in Mosquitofish as Potential Bioindication of Exposure to Kraft Mill Effluent.
Author Bortone, S. A. ; Davis, W. P. ; Bundrick., C. M. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL. ;University of West Florida, Pensacola.
Publisher c1989
Year Published 1989
Report Number EPA/600/J-89/537;
Stock Number PB91-199893
Additional Subjects Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Environmental monitoring ; Industrial wastes ; Animal behavior ; Morphology ; Animal physiology ; Paper industry ; Toxicology ; Reproduction(Biology) ; Reprints ; Mosquitofish
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB91-199893 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 09/04/1991
Collation 11p
Although the specific chemicals or factors actually responsible for induction of arrhenoidy among mosquitofish have not yet been identified, it is known that a wide variety of potential compounds occur as by-products from the processing of wood pump. The purpose of the study was to investigate the morphological and behavioral responses of mosquitofish environmentally exposed to kraft mill effluent (KME) and to evaluate the potential of these responses as bioassay endpoints. A method to quantify the morphological or behavioral responses of mosquitofish should provide an in situ bioindicator to assess impact of KME discharge on receiving water biota.