Acute toxicity of priority pollutants to water flea (Daphnia magna).

@article{LeBlanc1980AcuteTO,
  title={Acute toxicity of priority pollutants to water flea (Daphnia magna).},
  author={Gerald A. LeBlanc},
  journal={Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  year={1980},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={
          684-91
        }
}
Industrially used chemicals are potential sources of contamination of the aquatic environment either through normal usage, disposal, or accidental spillage. In order to properly evaluate the potential hazards of these materials to the aquatic environment, toxicity tests must be conducted with aquatic organisms. Data derived from toxicity tests are used by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to develop water quality criteria for such chemicals. The purpose of this study was to… CONTINUE READING
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