Fathead Minnow Lifecycle Tests for Detection of Endocrine-Disrupting Substances in Effluents

@inproceedings{Parrott2002FatheadML,
  title={Fathead Minnow Lifecycle Tests for Detection of Endocrine-Disrupting Substances in Effluents},
  author={Joanne L. Parrott and Craig S. Wood},
  year={2002}
}
The goal of this study was to assess the responses of fathead minnows (FHM) exposed to known endocrine-disrupting substances (EDS) in our labs. As well, we wanted to examine the applicability and sensitivity of the full lifecycle FHM test for use on-site, exposing fish to a complex environmentally relevant Canadian effluent. Fathead minnows exposed from the egg stage to ethinylestradiol (EE2, 0–32 ng/L) or methyltestosterone (MT, 0–3200 ng/L) had decreased growth (length, weight) at high… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 20 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 48 REFERENCES

Effects of the synthetic estrogen 17αethinylestradiol on the life-cycle of the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas)

  • R Länge, TH Hutchinson, +5 authors JP. Sumpter
  • Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 20(6):1216–1227.
  • 2001
Highly Influential
7 Excerpts

Short - term exposure of zebrafish to pulp mill effluent and 17 α - ethinylestradiol : a comparison between juvenile and adult fish , p . 26 - 34

  • LG Parks, CS Lambright, EF Orlando, LJ Guillette, GT Ankley, LE GrayJr
  • Suitability of zebrafish as test organism for…
  • 2001
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Masculinisation of adult female mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis affinis) exposed to pulp and paper mill wastewaters, p. 226

  • RJ Ellis, MR van den Heuvel, TR Stuthridge, LH McCarthy, DR. Dietrich
  • In M Ruoppa, J Passivirta,
  • 2000
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Zebrafish ( Danio rerio ) – A candidate to evaluate endocrine disrupting chemicals , p . 47 – 62

  • S Örn, A Norman, H Holbech, Å Gessbo, GI Petersen, L Norrgren
  • Zebrafish for testing endocrine disrupting…
  • 2000
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Zebrafish (Danio rerio) – A candidate to evaluate endocrine disrupting chemicals, p

  • S Örn, Å Gessbo, Å Steinholz, L. Norrgren
  • 47–62. In Zebrafish for testing endocrine…
  • 2000
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Environmental effects monitoring for Fraser Inc

  • BAR Environmental Inc.
  • Edmundston sulphite pulp mill final report…
  • 1996
Highly Influential
9 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…