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- Keesing, Vaughan, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Ecotoxicology and environmental safety 2014 v.99 pp. 82-91
- mechanism of action; atrazine; Copepoda; sediments; reproduction; phenanthrenes; zinc; bioassays; pollution; progeny; estuaries; New Zealand
- ... Reliable environmentally realistic bioassay methodologies are increasingly needed to assess the effects of environmental pollution. This study describes two estuarine sediment bioassays, one acute (96h) and one chronic (14d), with the New Zealand harpacticoid copepod Quinquelaophonte sp. utilising behavioural and reproductive endpoints. Spiked sediments were used to expose Quinquelaophonte sp. to ...