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- Pasquali, Vittorio, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Ecotoxicology 2012 v.21 no.1 pp. 139-147
- Amphipoda; animals; avoidance behavior; biomarkers; cadmium; copper; habitat preferences; locomotion; mercury; polluted soils; radar; sand; seawater; toxicity; water pollution
- ... We investigated behavioural responses (locomotor activity and substrate selection) of the amphipod Talitrus saltator after laboratory exposure to different concentrations of Hg, Cu and Cd. Locomotor activity, measured with a microwave radar device, was assessed in animals exposed to contaminated sand and in sandhoppers previously kept for 48 h in contaminated seawater and tested in clean sand. The ...