Toxicity and Bioaccumulation of Arsenic and Chromium in Epigean and Hypogean Freshwater Macroinvertebrates

@article{Canivet2001ToxicityAB,
  title={Toxicity and Bioaccumulation of Arsenic and Chromium in Epigean and Hypogean Freshwater Macroinvertebrates},
  author={Val{\'e}rie Canivet and Paul Chambon and Janine Gibert},
  journal={Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology},
  year={2001},
  volume={40},
  pages={345-354}
}
Lethal toxicity levels of two inorganic water pollutants, chromium (Cr6+) and arsenic (As3+), were determined toward six freshwater macroinvertebrate species collected from a single field site. Crustaceans were represented by two amphipod species, an epigean one (Gammarus fossarum) and a hypogean one (Niphargus rhenorhodanensis), and by an isopod species (Asellus aquaticus). There were two insect larvae, Heptagenia sulphurea (Ephemeroptera) and Hydropsiche pellucidula (Trichoptera) and a snail… Expand
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