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Main Title Effects of Sodium Pentachlorophenate on Several Estuarine Animals: Toxicity, Uptake, and Depuration.
Author Schimmel, Steven C. ; Patrick, Jr., James M. ; Faas, Linda F. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Gulf Breeze, FL. Gulf Breeze Environmental Research Lab.
Year Published 1978
Report Number EPA/600/J-78/078 ;GULF BREEZE CONTRIB-336;
Stock Number PB-291 127
Additional Subjects Toxicology ; Pesticides ; Insecticides ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Shrimps ; Fishes ; Lethal dosage ; Concentration(Composition) ; Tissues(Biology) ; Invertebrates ; Shellfish ; Experimental data ; Chemical analysis ; Oysters ; Sodium pentachlorophenate ; Palaemonetes pugio ; Penaeus aztecus ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Bioaccumulation ; Striped mullett ; Longnose killifish ; Pinfish ; Lagodon rhomboides ; Crassostrea virginica ; Mugil cephalus ; Fundulus similis ; Depuration
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-291 127 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 11p
Abstract Several estuarine animals were exposed to sodium pentachlorophenate (Na-PCP), in flowthrough toxicity tests. The following are test animals and their 96-hour LC50 values; grass shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio), >515 micrograms/l; brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus), >195 micrograms/l; longnose killifish (Fundulus similis), >306 micrograms/l; pinfish (Lagodon rhomboides), 53.2 micrograms/l; and striped mullet (Mugil cephalus), 112 micrograms/l. The 192-hour EC50 (effect measured was shell deposition) for the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) was 76.5 micrograms/l. Eastern oysters exposed to Na-PCP concentrations of 25.0 and 2.5 micrograms/l accumulated the chemical in their tissues an average of 41 and 78 times, respectively. After Na-PCP delivery was discontinued, however, the oysters purged themselves of the pesticide within four days.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Pentachlorophenol, p147-155, 1978.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept..
Title Annotations Reprint: Effects of Sodium Pentachlorophenate on Several Estuarine Animals: Toxicity, Uptake, and Depuration.
PUB Date Free Form 1978
Category Codes 6T; 6F; 57Y; 57H; 68D
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/04
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323756431
Origin NTIS
Type CAT