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Main Title Apparatus for Exposing Estuarine Aquatic Organisms to Toxicants in Constant and Fluctuating Salinity Regimes.
Author Voyer, R. A. ; Sinnett, J. C. ; Modica, G. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Narragansett, RI.
Publisher c1989
Year Published 1989
Report Number EPA/600/J-89/149 ;ERLN-839;
Stock Number PB90-125774
Additional Subjects Marine microorganisms ; Salinity ; Marine biology ; Toxicology ; Exposure ; Control systems ; Profiles ; Sea water ; Tests ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB90-125774 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 03/10/1990
Collation 11p
A programmable control system for salinity has been developed and coupled with a flow-through toxicant exposure system. The resulting apparatus allows study of influences of constant and fluctuating salinity regimes on responses of estuarine organisms exposed to selected pollutants. Constant and fluctuating salinity profiles available through use of the system (a) may be selected to range from fresh water to full-strength ambient seawater values; (b) are automatically repeatable, allowing long-term study; (c) are reproducible, thus permitting replication of treatment combinations over time and sequential testing of several species at a common salinity regime; and (d) can be quickly and easily modified or substituted for by another profile.