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Main Title Acute toxicity of selected toxicants to six species of fish /
Author Cardwell, Rick D., ; Foreman, Dallas G. ; Payne, Thomas R. ; Wilbur., Doris J.
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Author Title of a Work
Foreman, Dallas G.,
Payne, Thomas R.,
Wilbur, Doris J.,
Cardwell, Rick D.
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Research Laboratory, available through the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1976
Report Number EPA/600/3-76-008; EPA-68-01-0748; EPA-ROAP-16AAE-05
Stock Number PB-252 488
OCLC Number 02204340
Subjects Fishes--Effect of water pollution on ; Poisons--Physiological effect
Additional Subjects Fishes, Effect of water pollution on ; Poisons--Physiological effect ; Toxicity ; Fishes ; Arsenic inorganic compounds ; Sodium inorganic compounds ; Sodium organic compounds ; Bioassay ; Fresh water fishes ; Toxicology ; Sodium cyanide ; Selenium oxides ; Exposure ; Halohydrocarbons ; Lethal dosage ; Catfishes ; Lead inorganic compounds ; Trout ; Tables(Data) ; Recommendations ; Mortality ; Sensitivity ; Phenols ; Water pollution ; Lead halides ; Chlorides ; Beryllium sulfates ; Bluegills ; Ictalurus punctatus ; Goldfish ; Carassuis auratus ; Fish mucus ; Sodium/pentachlorophenol ; Arsenites ; Lead chlorides ; Water pollution effects(Animals)
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EHBD  EPA-600/3-76-008 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 03/09/2007
EJED  EPA 600-3-76-008 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 09/20/2002
EKCD  EPA-600/3-76-008 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 06/19/2018
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-3-76-008 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023 DISPERSAL
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ELDD  EPA-600/3-76-008 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 07/19/2010
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NTIS  PB-252 488 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation viii, 117 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Abstract The relationship between median lethal concentration and exposure time was determined for five chemicals and up to six species of freshwater fish in a flow-through system. The lowest median lethal concentrations found were 0.114 mg/l for sodium cyanide, 0.118 mg/l for sodium pentachlorophenate, 2.9 mg/l for selenium dioxide, 18.0 mg/l for sodium arsenite, 25.4 mg/l for beryllium sulfate, and greater than 100 mg/l for lead chloride. Toxicity curves relating median lethal concentration to exposure time were of three types. One curve, resembling a rectangular hyperbola, characterized the toxicity of sodium cyanide, while another curve, sigmoid in shape, characterized the toxicity of selenium dioxide. Both types of curves were observed in toxicity tests with sodium pentachlorophenate, sodium arsenite and beryllium sulfate. Linear toxicity curves were recorded for some fish species exposed to selenium dioxide, sodium arsenite and beryllium sulfate, but these were usually encountered when exposure times were less than 96 hr.
Notes Prepared by Chemico Processes Plants Company-Envirogenics System, El Monte, Calif., under contract no. 68-01-0748. Includes appendix. Includes bibliographical references (pages 63-70).
Place Published Duluth, Minnesota
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development,; Environmental Research Laboratory (Duluth, Minn.),
Title Ser Add Ent Research reporting series. Ecological research ; EPA-600/3-76-008.
PUB Date Free Form 1976
Series Title Traced Ecological research series ; EPA-600/3-76-008
Series Title Untraced Ecological research series ; EPA-600/3-76-008
NTIS Prices PC A06/MF A01
BIB Level m
Document Type BC
Medium unmediated
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Carrier volume
Cataloging Source RDA
Merged OCLC records 1225695992
OCLC Time Stamp 20230906213017
Language eng
SUDOCS Number EP 1.23:600/3-76-008
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 02685cam 2200577Ii 45010