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- Veprauskas, Amy, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Ecotoxicology 2019 v.28 no.1 pp. 62-68
- Daphniidae; case studies; environmental assessment; environmental health; environmental protection; fecundity; indicator species; life history; mathematical models; pesticides; risk assessment; survival rate; toxic substances; toxicity
- ... The use of indicator species to test for environmental stability and functioning is a widespread practice. In aquatic systems, several daphniids (Cladocera: Daphniidae) are commonly used as indicator species; registration of new pesticides are mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency to be accompanied by daphniid toxicity data. This reliance upon a few species to infer ecosystem health and ...