Characterizing the toxicity of pulsed selenium exposure to Daphnia magna.

  title={Characterizing the toxicity of pulsed selenium exposure to Daphnia magna.},
  author={Tham C Hoang and Stephen J. Klaine},
  volume={71 3},
The acute toxicity of selenium (Se) to aquatic biota has been studied extensively for decades. However, most studies have used a constant concentration aqueous exposure of Se to an invertebrate species. Since constant concentration exposure of toxicants to invertebrates is unusual in the environment, episodic exposure or pulsed exposures may represent true risk to aquatic biota more accurately. This research was designed to characterize the toxicity effects of pulsed Se exposure to Daphnia… CONTINUE READING

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