Biological test method : reference method for determining acute lethality using Acartia tonsa.: En83-10/1-60-2019E-PDF

"Explicit standard or reference methods for measuring the acute lethal toxicity of effluents to the marine copepod Acartia tonsa are described in this report. Specific instructions are provided for performing acute lethality tests with effluent samples having a salinity of > 4 g/kg discharging directly to estuarine or marine receiving waters"--Abstract, page iii.

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Department/Agency Canada. Environment and Climate Change Canada. Science and Technology Branch.
Environmental Science and Technology Centre (Canada). Method Development and Applications Unit.
Title Biological test method : reference method for determining acute lethality using Acartia tonsa.
Variant title Reference method for determining acute lethality using Acartia tonsa
Series title Reference method ; STB 1/RM/60
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) "June 2019."
Issued also in French under title: Méthode d’essai biologique : méthode de référence pour la détermination de la létalité aiguë chez le copépode Acartia tonsa.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 29-32).
Issued also in printed form.
Publishing information Ottawa, Ontario : Environment and Climate Change Canada, Science and Technology Branch, Method Development and Applications Unit, 2019.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 48 pages) : photographs.
ISBN 9780660320441 9780660322414
Catalogue number
  • En83-10/1-60-2019E-PDF
Subject terms Water quality bioassay -- Canada.
Acute toxicity testing -- Canada.
Acartia -- Effect of water pollution on -- Canada -- Testing.
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