Acute toxicity of ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate to the guadalupe bass,Micropterus treculi

  title={Acute toxicity of ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate to the guadalupe bass,Micropterus treculi},
  author={J. Tomasso and G. Carmichael},
  journal={Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology},
  • J. Tomasso, G. Carmichael
  • Published 1986
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology
The US Fish and Wildlife Service is presently developing techniques for the intensive culture of Guadalupe bass in order to be prepared to augment natural populations with hatchery fish, should it become necessary. As a part of this development project, this study was conducted to determine the acute toxicity of the common nitrogenous wastes found in aquatic environments (ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate) to the Guadalupe bass. This information will be used to (1) set hatchery water quality… Expand
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