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    Aquatic Toxicology and Hazard Evaluation

    Mayer FL, Hamelink JL
    Published: 1977

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    A pioneer attempt to assess the safety of chemicals that directly of indirectly affect water based ecosystems. 22 papers provide state-of-the-art for research approaches, new applications of old methods, new data on several pesticides and other chemicals.

    Table of Contents



    Present Approaches to Toxicity Testing—A Perspective

    The Importance of Sequential Assessment in Test Programs for Estimating Hazard to Aquatic Life

    An Industrial Approach to Evaluating Environmental Safety of New Products

    A New Capacitor Fluid—A Case Study in Product Stewardship

    Methods for Calculating an LC50

    A Mechanical Toxicant Injector for Flow-Through Toxicity Tests

    A Flow-Through System for Studying Interaction of Two Toxicants on Aquatic Organisms

    Method for Assessing Additive Toxicity of Chemical Mixtures

    Mysidopsis bahia: An Estuarine Species Suitable for Life-Cycle Toxicity Tests to Determine the Effects of a Pollutant

    Suitability of Sheepshead Minnows (Cyprinodon variegatus) for Life-Cycle Toxicity Tests

    Bioassays with a Natural Assemblage of Benthic Macroinvertebrates

    Utility of Toxicity Tests with Embryos and Fry of Fish in Evaluating Hazards Associated with the Chronic Toxicity of Chemicals to Fishes

    Current Bioconcentration Test Methods and Theory

    Uptake, Clearance, and Bioconcentration of 14C-Sec-Butyl-4-Chlorodiphenyl Oxide in Rainbow Trout

    A Model System to Study the Desorption and Biological Availability of PCB in Hydrosoils

    Evaluation of the Significance of Waterway Sediment-Associated Contaminants on Water Quality at the Dredged Material Disposal Site

    Application of an Evaporative Loss Model to Estimate the Persistence of Contaminants in Lentic Environments

    An Evaluation of Fenitrothion Toxicity in Four Life Stages of Rainbow Trout, Salmo gairdneri

    Acute Toxicity to and Bioconcentration of Endosulfan by Estuarine Animals

    The Effect of Subacute Parathion Exposure on the Locomotor Behavior of the Bluegill Sunfish and Largemouth Bass

    Diet Quality in Fish Toxicology: Effects on Acute and Chronic Toxicity

    Evaluation of the Efficacy of Sulfite Pulp Mill Pollution Abatement Using Oyster Larvae


    Committee: E35

    DOI: 10.1520/STP634-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4706-5

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0278-1