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Accession Number PB96-141445
Title Short-Term Methods for Estimating the Chronic Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Water to Marine and Estuarine Organisms. Second Edition.
Publication Date Jul 1994
Media Count 522p
Personal Author D. J. Klemm G. E. Morrison M. A. Heber T. J. Norberg-King W. H. Peltier
Abstract This manual describes six short-term (one hour to nine days) estuarine and marine methods for measuring the chronic toxicity of effluents and receiving waters to five species; the sheepshead minnow, Cyprinodon variegatus; the inland silverside, Menidia be ...
Keywords Algae
Chemical analysis
Chemical effluents
Collecting methods
Data analysis
Estuarine environment
Laboratory procedures
Marine biology
Marine environment
National Pollutant Discharge Elimin
Quality assurance
Sample preparation
Sea urchins
Sea water
Statistical analysis
Test methods
Water pollution effects(Animals)
Water pollution effects(Plants)
Water pollution sampling

Source Agency Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development
NTIS Subject Category 68D - *
47D - Biological Oceanography
57H - Ecology
99A - Analytical Chemistry
Corporate Author Environmental Monitoring Systems Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 9608
Contract Number N/A

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