Assessing lethal and sub-lethal effects of trichlorfon on different trophic levels.

@article{Coelho2011AssessingLA,
  title={Assessing lethal and sub-lethal effects of trichlorfon on different trophic levels.},
  author={S{\'o}nia D. Coelho and Rhaul de Oliveira and Susana P P Pereira and Carolina Musso and In{\^e}s Domingues and Ram C. Bhujel and Amadeu M V M Soares and Ant{\'o}nio J. A. Nogueira},
  journal={Aquatic toxicology},
  year={2011},
  volume={103 3-4},
  pages={191-8}
}
Trichlorfon (TCF) is one of the most used veterinary pharmaceuticals not only to fight infestations but also as a preventive measure worldwide. The high concentrations used generate concerns about environmental and human health. In this work we assessed the acute toxicity of this compound to non-target organisms belonging to different trophic levels: Danio rerio (early life stages and adults), Daphnia magna and algae (Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata and Chlorella vulgaris), and studied the… CONTINUE READING