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Main Title Effect of Thermal Stress and Total Residual Chlorination on Early Life Stages of the Mummichog 'Fundulus heteroclitus'.
Author Middaugh, D. P. ; Dean, J. M. ; Domey, R. G. ; Floyd, G. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL. ;South Carolina Univ., Columbia. Belle W. Baruch Inst. for Marine Biology and Coastal Research. ;Texas Univ. Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dept. of Bioengineering.
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA/600/J-78/070 ;CONTRIB-308;
Stock Number PB-291 003
Additional Subjects Thermal stresses ; Chlorination ; Fishes ; Toxicology ; Larvae ; Survival ; Embryos ; Exposure ; Experimental data ; Chlorine ; Tables(Data) ; Mummichog ; Heat stress ; Fundulus heteroclitus ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Synergism ; Toxic substances ; Reprints
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NTIS  PB-291 003 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract
Effects of simultaneous short-term (7.5 to 60 min) thermal stress (24 to 34C) and total residual chlorination (0.05 to 1.0 mg/l) on specific development stages of the mummichog Fundulus heteroclitus (Pisces: Cyprinodontidae), were investigated. For the embryonic stages, the total number of successfully hatched larvae was used as the criterion to measure effect. For the larval stages, survival 24 h after exposure was used. In the embryonic stages, temperature was the most important main variable. Only one embryonic stage (gastrula) was confounded by second-order interactions (temperature x duration of exposure x total residual chlorination). Both 0-day and 7-day-old larval stages showed significant higher-order interactions for all combinations of test parameters, suggesting the presence of synergistic effects of the three main experimental variables.