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Toxicity of rotenone to fish in standardized laboratory tests

Leif L. Marking

Toxicity of rotenone to fish in standardized laboratory tests

by Leif L. Marking

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishes -- Control -- United States.,
  • Pesticides -- United States.,
  • Poisons.,
  • Toxicology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 11.

    Statementby Leif L. Marking, Terry D. Bills.
    SeriesInvestigations in fish control -- 72.
    ContributionsBills, T. D., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17815615M

    Oral Toxicity of Rotenone to Mammals: Series title: Investigations in Fish Control: Series number: ISBN: Edition-Year Published: Language: ENGLISH: Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Description: 5 p. Part or all of this report is presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). For best results viewing and printing PDF. Fish. Toxicity, growth and bioaccumulation tests are offered with rainbow trout, carp and zebrafish. Depending on the test compound and your regulatory goals, static, semi-static or flow through test designs are applied. Each of the species of fish can be used to determine acute toxicity, prolonged toxicity and early life stage toxicity.

    The Toxicology of Fishes - CRC Press Book Methodologies and Applications — Dovers methods for the assessment of chemical effects on fish such as toxicity tests, the book reviews the tools used to assess unwanted effects in laboratory model- and wild fish in detail. With illustrations, 70 tables, and 50 equations, this. If the laboratory is performing acute and chronic toxicity tests, a reference toxicant(s) must be used for both tests. Each testing program must be described in a separate section of the SOP. Develop and maintain control charts for each reference-toxicant-organism combination, and successive toxicity values should be plotted and examined.

    Merits of published criticisms of the predictive effectiveness of single species used in laboratory toxicity tests are analyzed. Also, the question of whether single species used in laboratory toxicity tests are more sensitive than most natural populations is discussed. Alternatives to single species toxicity tests . One of the most promising alternative approaches to classical acute fish toxicity testing with live fish is the fish embryo toxicity (FET) test. The FET has been a mandatory component in routine whole effluent testing in Germany since and has already been standardized at the international by:


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[Leif L Marking; T D Bills; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.]. In laboratory flowing-water troughs exposure required to induce % mortality, regardless of time to death for antimycin and rotenone against selected freshwater fish species was determined.

Rotenone Toxicity to Rainbow Trout and Several Mountain Stream Insects. The toxicity of rotenone to fish appears to vary little Static, h duration toxicity tests on rainbow trout. Rotenone is an odorless, colorless, crystalline isoflavone used as a broad-spectrum insecticide, piscicide, and occurs naturally in the seeds and stems of several plants, such as the jicama vine plant, and the roots of several members of was the first described member of the family of chemical compounds known as g point: to °C ( to °F; to K) at mmHg.

Rotenone is purported to be extremely toxic to fish and much less toxic to mammals; however, Erickson and Gingerich () reported the intravenous LD50 to be fig/kg of rotenone in rainbow trout (Salmo ^a/r. Fish are particularly susceptible to rotenone due to the efficiency of entry of the toxin through their gills, but other taxa such as gill-respiring aquatic organisms and aquatic invertebrates that absorb rotenone through their tracheal gills and cuticles have also been shown to be susceptible to exposure to it, as highlighted in this and.

Rotenone is widely used in fishery management for the removal of unwanted fish populations. Its usefulness stems from its high toxicity to fish, low toxicity to mammals, and rapid decomposition in the environment (Lennon et al. ; Haley ). Its use has been questioned, however, by environmental groups and others who are concernedCited by: standardized aquatic toxicity test protocols available for hazard assessment.

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Rotenone, a natural compound derived from plants of the genera Derris and Lonchocarpus, is used worldwide as a pesticide and piscicide.

This study aims to assess short-term toxicity of rotenone to early-life stages of the fish Danio rerio and Poecilia reticulata using a wide and integrative range of biomarkers (developmental, biochemical, behavioral, and histopathological).Cited by: Rotenone treatment induced an immediate catastrophic drift and caused high mortalities.

The different species varied with respect to the degree and timing of their response to rotenone. Baetis species were rapidly affected: A great number of dead individuals appeared in the drift samples at the start of the treatment, but then subsequently Cited by: Regulatory Status: Rotenone is a General Use Pesticide (GUP), but uses on cranberries and for fish control are restricted uses.

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