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Gammarus spp. in Aquatic Ecotoxicology and Water Quailty evaluate: in the direction of built-in Multilevel Tests
Petra Y. Kunz, Cornelia Kienle and Almut Gerhardt

The Svalbard Glaucous Gull as Bioindicator Species within the eu Arctic: perception from 35 Years of Contaminants Research
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Fenamiphos and similar Organophosphorus insecticides: Environmental destiny and Toxicology
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4% of body carbon/day and was calculated from an allometric literature function and from body mass. 4%) of body carbon/day, required to meet metabolic demands. ) copepods as prey, were conducted. 1% of body carbon/day, respectively, were determined. The values indicate that predatory feeding on pelagic copepods may constitute an important food source for G. wilkitzkii. Estimates on the potential predation impact of G. wilkitzkii were made by combining information on ingestion rates with population densities.

Chitin synthesis, which plays an important role during molting, was also found to be controlled by the ecdysone receptor pathway (Gagou et al. 2002; Nakagawa et al. 1995). Mechanistic studies on the interaction of potential xenohormones with the endocrine system are still lacking for gammarids. There are only a limited number of publications for EDC in crustaceans, but those provide early ideas on what may become suitable endpoints, biomarkers, exposure scenarios, and ways to assess endocrine disruption in this genus.

Minutus-infected individuals, whereas P. laevis was able to induce altered reaction to light even in the presence of P. minutus. 1 Method Description Gerhardt et al. (1994) developed an online biomonitoring system capable of quantitatively assessing several aspects of behavior in situ and ex situ, and doing so in real time. The system is based on a quadrupole impedance conversion technique that simultaneously records several behavioral parameters of a wide range of aquatic organisms, such as D.

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