Rotifers in ecotoxicology: a review

  title={Rotifers in ecotoxicology: a review},
  author={Terry W Snell and Colin R. Janssen},
In the past five years the use of rotifers in ecotoxicologial studies has substantially increased. This greater interest has been due to the central role of rotifers in freshwater planktonic communities, the ease and speed of making quantitative measurements of mortality and reproduction, their sensitivity to common pollutants, the commercial availability of cysts, and the existence of reliable, standardized protocols. The main endpoints used in ecotoxicology studies are reviewed, including… CONTINUE READING
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