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The Use of Aniline Blue for the Determination of Dead Phytoplankton, Zooplankton and Meroplankton in LC50 Testings After 96 Hours[[ellipsis]] A Re-Evaluation of the US Environmental Protection Agency Methodology

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Balram Seepersad, Kelvin Ramnath, Shyam Dyal

Corporate Health Safety and Environment Department, Petrotrin Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad, West Indies

Reeza Mohammed

Green Tec Management Consultants Ltd, Princes Town, Trinidad, West Indies

J. Energy Resour. Technol 126(3), 215-218 (Oct 19, 2004) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1667532 History: Received May 01, 2002; Revised October 01, 2003; Online October 19, 2004
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Figures

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Mysids (Metamysidopsis insularis); Dead—stained blue; live—clear
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Bosmina longirostris; Dead—stained blue; live—clear
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Fish eggs; Dead—stained blue; live—clear
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Larval fish (Common Sucker-Catostomus catostomus); Dead—stained blue; live—clear
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Cyclopoid copepods; Dead—stained blue; live—clear
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Algae-Gleotrichia sp.; Dead—stained blue; live—clear
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Calanoid copepods; Dead—stained blue; live—clear
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Nauplii; Dead—stained blue; live—clear
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3-hour Toxicity Testing Using Mysids (Metamysidopsis insularis) and Produced Water from Petroleum Industry

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