Effects of dissolved mercury on embryogenesis , survival , growth and metamorphosis of Crassostrea gigas oyster larvae '

  • Published 2006

Abstract

The effects of mercury (Hg) concentrations ranging from 0 (control) to 1024 pg 1-' upon embryogenesis, survival, growth and metamorphosis of Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg) oyster larvae were investigated. Embryogenesis was abnormal in 50 % of the individuals at 11 pg I ' The 48 h LDS" for D-shaped, urnbonate and pediveliger larvae were 33, 115 and 200 pg 1… (More)

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