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Main Title Interactions of Chlorine-Produced Oxidants (CPO) and Salinity in Affecting Lethal and Sublethal Effects in the Eastern or American Oyster, 'Crassostrea virginica' (GMELIN), Infected with the Protistan Parasite, 'Perkinsus marinus'.
Author Scott, G. I. ; Middaugh, D. P. ; Sammons, T. I. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL.
Year Published 1985
Report Number EPA/600/D-85/196;
Stock Number PB85-243129
Additional Subjects Salinity ; Oysters ; Parasites ; Toxicity ; Water pollution ; Exposure ; Oxidants ; Chlorine ; Mortality ; Reduction ; Disinfection ; Water supply ; Coliform bacteria ; Crassostrea virginica ; Perkinsus marinas
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB85-243129 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/21/1988
Collation 28p
Exposure of oysters, infected with the protistan parasite, Perkinsus marinus, to high salinity and high salinity, chlorine-produced oxidants (CPO) conditions was quite toxic. The combination of high salinity and CPO exposure generally increased toxicity above levels measured in high salinity controls and was generally correlated with parasitism by the protistan parasite, P. marinus. Low salinity and the combination of low salinity and CPO exposure resulted in a significant reduction in P. marinus related oyster mortalities. Low salinity, CPO exposure reduced oyster mortalities from P. marinus infections by as much as 56%.