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Title: Sediment bioassays with oyster larvae

Tests with naturally-occurring sediments are rare and sediment testing methodology is not standardized. The authors present a simple methodology for undertaking sediment bioassays with oyster larvae, and present data from a recent study to prove the utility of this method.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5149643
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol.; (United States); Journal Volume: 31:4
Research Org:
E.V.S. Consultants Ltd., North Vancouver, British Columbia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; LARVAE; MORTALITY; SEDIMENTS; BIOASSAY; WATER QUALITY; BIOLOGICAL INDICATORS; EXPERIMENTAL DATA; OYSTERS; PUGET SOUND; ANIMALS; AQUATIC ORGANISMS; DATA; ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; INFORMATION; INVERTEBRATES; MOLLUSCS; NUMERICAL DATA; PACIFIC OCEAN; SEAS; SURFACE WATERS 520100* -- Environment, Aquatic-- Basic Studies-- (-1989); 560304 -- Chemicals Metabolism & Toxicology-- Invertebrates-- (-1987)