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Main Title Direct Measure of the Uptake Efficiency of a Xenobiotic Chemical Across the Gills of Brook Trout 'Salvelinus fontinalis' under Normoxic and Hypoxic Conditions.
Author McKim, James M. ; Goeden, Helen M. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab.-Duluth, MN.
Year Published 1982
Report Number EPA-600/J-82-246;
Stock Number PB83-129759
Additional Subjects Toxicology ; Uptake ; Efficiency ; Reprints ; Toxic substances ; Salvelinus fontinalis ; Brook trout ; Gills ; Water pollution effects(Animals)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB83-129759 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 11p
(1) An in vivo whole fish preparation was evaluated for measuring the uptake efficiency of chemicals directly from the water across the gills of transected brook trout. (2) A continuous-flow system allowed a determination of the effects of environmental variables (i.e., dissolved oxygen) on the movement of chemicals across the blood-water interface at the gills. (3) Endrin uptake efficiency at two water concentrations (0.046 and 0.072 micrograms endrin/1) was 81 plus or minus 9% and 80 plus or minus 8%, respectively, indicating no significant effect of endrin concentration on uptake efficiency.