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Main Title Methods for measuring the toxicity and bioaccumulation of sediment-associated contaminants with freshwater invertebrates.
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab.-Duluth, MN.
Publisher Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1994
Report Number EPA 600/R-94/024
Stock Number PB95-144614
OCLC Number 32872668
Subjects Marine pollution--Toxicology--United States. ; Marine sediments--United States--Analysis. ; Freshwater invertebrates--Effect of water pollution on--United States. ; Marine sediments--Analysis.
Additional Subjects Sediments ; Toxicity ; Invertebrates ; Water pollution effects ; Crustacae ; Bioaccumulation ; Ecosystems ; Fresh water ; Survival ; Test methods ; Diptera ; Pesticides ; Hydrocarbons ; Heavy metals ; Sampling ; Mathematical models ; Standards ; Tables(Data) ; Reprints ; Hyalella azteca ; Amphipoda
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Collation xiii, 133 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract The procedures are described for testing freshwater organisms in the laboratory to evaluate the toxicity or bioaccumulation of contaminants associated with whole sediments. Sediments may be collected from the field or spiked with compounds in the laboratory. Toxicity methods are outlined for two organisms, the amphipod Hyalella azteca and the midge Chironomus tentans. The toxicity tests are conducted for 10 d in 300 ml chambers containing 100 ml of sediment and 175 ml of overlying water. Overlying water is renewed daily and test organisms are fed during the toxicity tests. The endpoint in the toxicity test with H. azteca is survival and the endpoints in the toxicity test with C. tentans are survival and growth. Procedures are primarily described for testing freshwater sediments; however, estaurine sediments (up to 15%) can also be tested with H. azteca. Guidance for conducting 28-d bioaccumulation tests with the oligochaete Lumbriculus variegatus is provided in the manual.
Notes "June 1994." Includes bibliographical references (pages 90-100). "EPA 600/R-94/024."
Place Published Duluth, Minn.
Supplementary Notes See also PB94-177730.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.
PUB Date Free Form 1994
NTIS Prices PC A07/MF A02
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20170904040341
Language eng
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 02370cam 2200541Ka 45010