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Main Title Methods for measuring the acute toxicity of effluents and receiving waters to freshwater and marine organisms /
Author Weber, C. I.
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Author Title of a Work
Weber, Cornelius I.
CORP Author Environmental Monitoring Systems Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1991
Report Number EPA-600/4-90-027
Stock Number PB91-167650
Subjects Toxicity testing--United States. ; Effluent quality--United States. ; Water quality--United States--Measurement. ; Water--Pollution--United States--Measurement. ; Water--Pollution--Measurement. ; Water quality--Measurement.
Additional Subjects Hazardous materials ; Toxicity ; Aquatic biology ; Marine biology ; Manuals ; Test methods ; Laboratories ; Quality assurance ; Measurement ; Equipment ; Invertebrates ; Fishes ; Estuaries ; Fresh water ; Sampling ; Chemical analysis ; Concentration(Composition) ; Licenses ; Microorganisms ; Tables(Data) ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Chemical compounds ; LC50
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NTIS  PB91-167650 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Edition 4th ed.
Collation xv, 293 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
The manual describes methods for measuring the acute toxicity of effluents and receiving waters to freshwater, estuarine, and marine macroinvertebrates and fish. The methods include single and multiple concentration static nonrenewal, static-renewal, and flow-through toxicity tests for effluents and receiving waters. Also included are guidelines on laboratory safety; quality assurance; facilities and equipment; test species selection and handling; dilution water; effluent and receiving water sample collection, preservation, shipping, and holding; test conditions; toxicity test data analysis; report preparation; and organism culturing.
Distributed to depository libraries in microfiche. Shipping list no.: 93-0558-M. "September 1991." "EPA-600/4-90-027." Includes bibliographical references.