EPA Science Inventory

EXPOSURE OF RAINBOW TROUT TO DIETARY METALS USING LIVE PREY

Citation:

Mount, D. R., V R. Mattson, T L. Highland, E N. Leonard, R J. Erickson, T D. Dawson, AND K. G. Lott. EXPOSURE OF RAINBOW TROUT TO DIETARY METALS USING LIVE PREY. Presented at SETAC 21st Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 12-16, 2000.

Description:

Dietary exposure to CD, Cu, ZN, and Pb has been shown to cause accumulatioin of metal in fish and other aquatic organisms...In this study the toxicity of dietary metal exposure was evaluated using an experimental food chain of sediment from oligochaetes to fish...Relationships among dietary exposure, metal accumulation, and effects are discussed.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/ABSTRACT)
Start Date: 11/12/2000
Completion Date: 11/12/2000
Record Last Revised: 06/06/2005
Record Created: 03/31/2004
Record Released: 03/31/2004
Record ID: 80585

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS RESEARCH LAB

MID-CONTINENT ECOLOGY DIVISION

ECOTOXICOLOGY ANALYSIS RESEARCH