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RECORD NUMBER: 494 OF 1214
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Fate and effect of oil in the aquatic environment, Gulf Coast region /|
|Author||Brown, Lewis R.|
|CORP Author||Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State.;Environmental Research Lab., Narragansett, RI.|
|Publisher||Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service,|
|Report Number||EPA-600/3-80-058a; EPA-68-01-0745|
|Subjects||Oil pollution of the sea.|
|Additional Subjects||Crude oil ; Marine biology ; Ecology ; Oil pollution ; Mexico Gulf ; Hydrocarbons ; Toxicity ; Biodeterioration ; Phytoplankton ; Zooplankton ; Marine fishes ; Oysters ; Shrimps ; Sea grasses ; Sediments ; Microorganisms ; Adsorption ; Bioassay ; Emzymes ; Fatty acids ; Animal diseases ; Water pollution effects(Animals)|
|Collation||xi, 102 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.|
The purpose of this research investigation was to determine the fate and effect of crude oil in the aquatic environment of the coastal Gulf of Mexico. Emphasis was placed on the long-term, low-level chronic effects of oil pollution on the ecosystem. Of the five crudes employed in the investigation, Empire Mix crude was studied most intensively.
"Mississippi State University." "July 1980." Includes bibliographical references (pages 99-101). Contract no.
Laboratory results -- Phytoplankton -- Zooplankton -- Marsh grass -- Mullet -- Shrimp -- Oysters -- Tidal-pond study -- First pilot-plant ecosystem study -- Second pilot-plant ecosystem study.