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Main Title Relative Toxicities of Selected Chemicals to Several Species of Tropical Fish.
Author Nunogaw, Jerry H. ; Burbank, Jr, Nathan C. ; Youn, Reginald H. F. ; La, L. Stephen ;
CORP Author Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Water Resources Research Center.
Year Published 1970
Report Number TR-40; DI-14-31-0001-3011; OWRR-A-018-HI; 02829,; A-018-HI(1)
Stock Number PB-196 312
Additional Subjects ( Pesticides ; Toxicity) ; ( Water pollution ; Pesticides) ; ( Insecticides ; Water pollution) ; ( Fishes ; Pesticides) ; Toxicity ; Bioassay ; Water quality ; Effectiveness ; Tropical regions ; Tolerances(Physiology) ; Streams ; Estuaries ; Phenol ; DDT ; Dieldrin ; Chlorobenzenes ; Lindane ; Tropical fish ; Gambusia affinis ; Lebistes reticulatus ; Tilapia mossambica ; Kuhlia sandvicensis ; Stolephorus purpureus ; Mosquito fish ; Guppies ; Aholehole ; Nehu
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-196 312 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 44p
This study determined the 24, 48, 96-hour median tolerance limit of phenol, DDT, dieldrin, and lindane of five species of fish commonly found in streams and estuaries in semi-tropical areas. They are: i) Gambusia affinis - mosquito fish, (ii) Lebistes reticulatus -guppies, (iii) Tilapia mossambica - tilapia, (iv) Kuhlia sandvicensis aholehole, and (v) Stolephorus purpureus - nehu. Of the five species, Gambusia affinis had the highest tolerance to the toxic agents used in this study. Lebistes reticulatus and Tilapia mossambica had approximately the same sensitivity to DDT as well as dieldrin and lindane. Lebistes reticulatus had a higher sensitivity to phenol than Tilapia mossambica. Although Stolephorus purpureus, nehu, was highly sensitive, Kuhlia sandvicensis was most sensitive to all toxic agents used. (Author)