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Title: Results of the oyster (Crassostrea gigas) embryo-larval biassay on samples taken during the winter phase of national maritime monitoring programme 1997 : interim report
Author: Sharon McKeag
Document Type: Monograph
This report documents the results of the oyster embryo bioassay on samples taken during the winter sampling period, 1997, of the National Marine Monitoring Programme from estuarine and offshore sites around the UK. Water quality was assessed using the 24-hour oyster (Crassostreagigas) embryo-larval development test, following the ICES TIMES No. 11 protocol. Results are presented for 44 sites. Of the 44 sites tested, the oyster embryo bioassay indicated that 4 were of poor quality (Percent Net Response (PNR) >25%).
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Subject Keywords: Coastal watersWater qualityWater quality measurementsBiological analysisBioassaysLarvaeEstuaries
Geographic Keywords: United Kingdom
Taxonomic Keywords: Crassostrea gigas
Extent: 10
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