Papers presented at the symposium "Pollution and Physiology of Marine Organisms" held at Hobcaw Barony, Georgetown, S.C. in Nov. 1977, and sponsored by the School of Public Health and the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine Biology and Coastal Research of the University of South Carolina and the Northeast Fisheries Center. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part I. Petroleum hydrocarbons -- An assessment of knowledge concerning the fate and effects of petroleum hydrocarbons in the marine environment / J.W. Anderson -- Detoxification system in polychaete worms: importance in the degradation of sediment hydrocarbons / Richard F. Lee [and 4 others] -- The effect of exposure temperatures on oxygen consumption and opercular breathing rate of pink salmon fry exposed to toluene, naphthalene, and water-soluble fractions of Cook Inlet crude oil and no. 2 fuel oil / Robert E. Thomas and Stanley D. Rice -- The effect of naphthalene on synthesis of peptide antifreeze in the Bering Sea sculpin Myoxocephalus verrucosus / A.L. DeVries -- Condition index and free amino acid content of Macoma inquinata exposed to oil-contaminated marine sediments / G. Roesijadi and J.W. Anderson -- Physiological basis of differential sensitivity of fish embryonic stages to oil pollution / J.R. Sharp, K.W. Fucik, and J.M. Neff -- Part II. Metals -- Toxic cations and marine biota: analysis of research effort during the three-year period 1974-1976 / Ronald Eisler -- Effects of mercury, cadmium, and lead compounds on regeneration in estuarine fishes and crabs / Judith S. Weis and Peddrick Weis -- Hematological effects of long-term mercury exposure and subsequent periods of recovery on the winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus / Margaret A. Dawson -- The use of bivalve molluscs in heavy metal pollution research / Patricia A. Cunningham -- Preliminary observations on the cytopathological effects of copper sulfate on chemoreceptors of Callinectes sapidus / Joel E. Bodammer -- Copper- and cadmium-induced changes in the metabolism and structure of molluscan gill tissue / David W. Engel and Bruce A. Fowler -- Part III. Pesticides and PCBs -- Pesticides: their impact on the estuarine environment / DelWayne R. Nimmo -- Fatty acid composition of phospholipids in thermally acclimating sculpins (Leptocottus armatus) treated with polychlorinated byphenyls (Aroclor 1254) / Richard S. Caldwell, Elaine M. Caldarone, and Barbara A. Rosene -- Comparative metabolism of parathion by intertidal invertebrates / R.L. Garnas and D.G. Crosby -- Physiological and biochemical investigations of the toxicity of pentachlorophenol to crustaceans / K. Ranga Rao [and 4 others] -- A benthic bioassay using time-lapse photography to measure the effect of toxicants on the feeding behavior of lugworms (Polychaeta: Arenicolidae) / Norman I. Rubinstein -- Part IV. Multiple factor interactions -- Effect of Dimilin on development of larvae of the stone crab Menippe mercenaria, and the blue crab Callinectes sapidus / John D. Costlow, Jr. -- Seasonal modulation of thermal acclimation and behavioral thermoregulation in aquatic animals / John L. Roberts -- Multiple factor interactions and stress in coastal systems: a review of experimental approaches and field implications / Robert J. Livingston -- Seasonal effects of chlorine-produced oxidants on the growth, survival, and physiology of the American oyster Crassostrea virginica (Gmenlin) / Geoffrey I. Scott and Winona B. Vernberg -- Beyond the LC50: an opinion about research activities and needs concerning physiological effects of pollutants in the environment / Carl J. Sinderman.