Toxic effects of domestic sewage on zooplankton

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dc.contributor.author Gajbhiye, S.N.
dc.contributor.author Nair, V.R.
dc.contributor.author Desai, B.N.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-04-10T07:15:39Z
dc.date.available 2006-04-10T07:15:39Z
dc.date.issued 1987
dc.identifier.citation Mahasagar, vol.20, 129-133
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/49
dc.description.abstract The toxic effects of raw domestic sewage on different groups of zooplank-ton, was tested in the laboratory for evaluating acute toxicity. 24 hr., LC-50 values for larvae of stomatopods, gastropods and chaetognaths (2-7% concentration) indicated that they are very sensitive to the sewage. Copepods, Lucifer and decapod larvae (20-30% concentration.) were moderately tolerant. Acetes, medusae, ctenophores and mysids were the most resistant groups (42-49% concentration).
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Institute of Oceanography, Goa
dc.subject toxicity
dc.subject domestic sewage
dc.subject zooplankion
dc.title Toxic effects of domestic sewage on zooplankton
dc.type Journal Article


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