Mathias Liess

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Larvae of the caddisfly Limnephilus lunatus Curtis were exposed to the pyrethroid fenvalerate for one hour and transferred to artificial outdoor stream systems, where their survival rate and emergence were monitored over 84 days. Lethal effects of the pyrethroid almost always appeared shortly after the short-term contamination, but chronic influences were(More)
The insecticide load in surface waters does not ordinarily reach concentrations acutely toxic to aquatic fauna. The effects of the low insecticide concentrations typical of natural habitats are still not clear, for they often appear only after relatively long exposure times. To test such a situation, the insecticides lindane and parathion were introduced(More)
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