Accession Number:

ADA513788

Title:

In Situ Estuarine and Marine Toxicity Testing: A Review, Including Recommendations for Future Use in Ecological Risk Assessment

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept.

Corporate Author:

SPACE AND NAVAL WARFARE SYSTEMS CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date:

2009-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

90.0

Abstract:

This report reviews the advantages and limitations of in situ estuarine and marine toxicity testing strategies. Case studies that detail cage designs, testing strategies, and appropriateness of various species from different taxonomic groups are followed by recommendations on a strategy to assess the biological impact of potentially contaminated waste sites in the coastal environment.

Subject Categories:

  • Ecology
  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE