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Main Title Resistance Patterns to Salinity and Temperature in an Estuarine Mysid ('Mysidopsis bahia') in Relation to Its Life Cycle.
Author McKenney, C. L. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL. Office of Research and Development.
Publisher 1994
Year Published 1994
Report Number EPA/600/J-94/437;
Stock Number PB95-111811
Additional Subjects Crustacea ; Stress(Physiology) ; Salinity ; Temperature ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Estuaries ; Life cycles ; Resistance ; Tolerances(Physiology) ; Survival ; Reprints ; Mysidopsis bahia
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB95-111811 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 03/06/1995
Collation 9p
Survival of the estuarine mysid Mysidopsis bahia was monitored in the laboratory from juvenile through maturation to an adult under various combinations of salinity and temperature (19-31 C). Salinity had a greater influence on mysid survival than did temperature. Salinity tolerance was strongly modified by temperature with maximum tolerance at intermediate temperatures. Salinity-temperature interactions on mysid survival varied with age of the mysid. Canonical analysis of weekly resistance patterns produced absolute maximum survival combinations for salinity and temperature which changed over time. The salinity-temperature tolerance ranges described for this estuarine mysid correspond with previously described physiological capabilities and distribution patterns.