Title: Choice of biotests and bioindicators for evaluation of the quality of the marine environment

Authors: A.N. Tyurin

Addresses: Far East Federal Marine Reserve, Institute of Marine Biology, 690041 Vladivostok, Russia

Abstract: Approaches to the analysis of marine environmental conditions using the embryos, larvae and juveniles of marine invertebrates are discussed. A general approach to the choice of biotests and bioindicators is described.

Keywords: bioindicator; biotest; cadmium; chiton; copper; detergent; marine (sea) pollution; sea urchin, zinc.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2000.002310

International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 2000 Vol.13 No.1/2/3/4/5/6, pp.45-55

Available online: 15 Aug 2003 *

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