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Use of surrogate species in assessing contaminant risk to endangered and threatened fishes

Use of surrogate species in assessing contaminant risk to endangered and threatened fishes

final report, September 1995

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Research Laboratory in Gulf Breeze, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishes -- Effect of water pollution on.,
  • Acute toxicity testing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementF. James Dwyer ... [et al.] ; project officer, Foster L. Mayer, Jr.
    ContributionsDwyer, F. James., Environmental Research Laboratory (Gulf Breeze, Fla.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH174 .U84 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 78 p. :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL607878M
    LC Control Number96203415

    The primary objective for managing PCB-contaminated sediments is the reduction of risk.A critical part of this evaluation is the characterization of existing and potential risks to affected parties. In analyzing risks from PCB-contaminated sediments, the primary focus has been on human health and ecological effects from exposure, the emphasis being on the bioaccumulation of PCBs through the. Malformations of the endangered Chinese sturgeon, Acipenser sinensis, and its causal agent Jianying Hua,1, Zhaobin Zhanga, Qiwei Weib, Huajun Zhena, Yanbin Zhaoa, Hui Penga, Yi Wana, John P. Giesyc,d,e, Luoxin Lib, and Bo Zhangf aCollege of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing , China; bKey Laboratory of Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation and.

    At-Risk species Sacramento splittail, Delta smelt, Chinook salmon and Longfin smelt benefited: Project objectives: The objective of the proposed work is to clarify both the sources and the ecological importance of contaminants in the Cache Slough Complex by evaluating potential impacts on resident species at six sites within the area. Agreements under which property owners are allowed to harvest resources or develop land as long as habitat is conserved or replaced in ways that benefit resident endangered or threatened species in the long run. Some incidental "taking" or loss of endangered species is generally allowed in such plans.

    I am a Professor of marine biology at the University of Melbourne. At heart I am a larval fish biologist, with a keen interest in understanding how ecological processes that occur in early life influence the dynamics of populations. My research has recently taken a more applied focus by identifying the primary causes of extinction risk in fishes and coastal marine ecosystems, in order to. Wave energy converters (WECs) and tidal energy converters (TECs) are only beginning to be deployed along the U.S. West Coast and in Hawai‘i, and a better understanding of their ecological effects on fish, particularly on special-status fish (e.g., threatened and endangered) is needed to facilitate project design and environmental by: 1.


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Overview: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and partners are assessing pollutant sensitivities of North Carolina's federally-listed threatened and endangered aquatic species through captive propagation, testing, water quality monitoring, and risk assessment.

EPA//R/ June Early Life-Stage Toxicity of Copper to Endangered and Surrogate Fish Species by John M. Besser1, F. James Dwyer2, Chris G. Ingersoll1, and Ning Wang3 EPA Project No. DW 1U.S. Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center New Haven Rd., Columbia, MO 2U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service, Eciological Services, E. Cherry. Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from • Many difficulties are associated with the use of surrogate species to estimate risk to a species on which data are not available or cannot easily be obtained.

Assessing contaminant sensitivity of endangered and threatened aquatic species, Part II. Chronic toxicity of copper. Section 4 of the Act (16 U.S.C. ), and its implementing regulations at 50 CFR partset forth the procedures for determining whether a species is an endangered species or threatened species and should be included on the Federal Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants (i.e., “listed”).

Under section 4(a)(1) of the Act. US Environmental Protection Agency Region/ORD Workshop on Aquatic Life Criteria DecemberSurrogate Species in Assessing Contaminant Risk for Endangered Fishes - Foster Mayer (ORD/NHEERL) The presentation addressed the issues of sensitivity to chemicals, in particular whether endangered species are more susceptible to toxicants.

The authors of the Guidelines for the Use of Fishes in Research (referred to hereinafter as the Guidelines) are scientists, have respect for life, and are professionally trained in a multitude of If endangered, threatened, or candidate species for listing are involved, the U.S.

Department of (such as the Species at Risk Act Public Registry. To read responses already accepted, follow this link ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This paper was developed from a presentation given at the Wildlife Society Symposium on Assessing Risks to Wildlife Populations from Multiple Stressors, Burlington, Vermont, USA.

The U.S. EPA Wildlife Research Strategy was conceived and developed by a core group including Cited by: A portion of the range of a species is “significant” if the species is not currently endangered or threatened throughout all of its range, but the portion's contribution to the viability of the species is so important that, without the members in that portion, the species would be in.

Assessing contaminant sensitivity of endangered and threatened aquatic species: Part II. chronic toxicity of copper and pentachlorophenol to two endangered species and two surrogate species. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol.

; – 4. Yue P, Chen Y. In: China Red Data Book of Endangered Animals: Pisces. Wang S, Le PY, Chen YY, editors. Cited by:   We used camera traps to quantify habitat use and activity patterns of wild mammals and human recreationists at locations in 87 protected areas.

We modeled habitat use with a multi-species occupancy model. Species habitat use was most closely associated with environmental covariates such as landcover, precipitation, and elevation. The anadromous Chinese sturgeon (Acipenser sinensis) is endangered and listed among the first class of protected animals in China.

The possible causes for the decline of this species are the effects of synthetic chemicals, and loss of critical habitat. Chinese sturgeon in the Yangtze River have accumulated triphenyltin (TPT) to 31– ng/g wet weigh (ww) in liver, which is greater than the Cited by: Three of 11 species of mussels tested were more sensitive to copper than any of these five commonly tested surrogate species, and 10 of the 11 mussel species were more sensitive than all the surrogates except C.

dubia. The comparative analysis further concludes that seven of nine mussel species were more sensitive to ammonia than the by:   Chinese sturgeon (Acipenser sinensis) has been listed as a critically endangered species on the IUCN Red List and is an endemic fish of China.

Five sets of Author: Yacheng Hu, Xueqing Liu, Jing Yang, Kan Xiao, Binzhong Wang, Hejun Du. The Handbook of European Freshwater Fishes (Kottelat and Freyhof ) served as the main reference for this study.

It is by far the most updated work on European fishes and includes all freshwater species recorded in inland European waters including sporadic and diadromous ones. Nomenclature in this article strictly followed this by:   While the literature is replete with studies of the toxic potency of pentachlorophenol (PCP), site-specific criteria for native aquatic species that can be used in ecological risk assessments has been lacking and application of toxicity information for non-native species is controversial.

In the present study, acute and chronic toxicities of PCP to six aquatic species native to the Yangtze Cited by: Use of Surrogate Species in Assessing Contaminant Risk to Endangered and Threatened Fishes, Master's thesis, University of Missouri, Columbia () Google Scholar 57Cited by:.

For example, the ability of one species to serve as a surrogate test subject for other less readily assayed species is highly desirable for ecotoxicological investigations in which the designated species of interest may be endangered or threatened, or notoriously difficult to maintain in by: 4.The Act was first passed to provide a means to conserve the ecosystems upon which endangered and threatened species depend and to provide a program for the conservation of these species.

"Conserve" was defined as the use of "all methods and procedures which are necessary to bring any endangered species or threatened species to the point at.Guidance for assessing chemical contaminant data for use in fish advisories. (Washington, DC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water, []), by United States.

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