Toxicology

TOXICOLOGY

Our aquatic toxicology laboratory routinely conducts bioassays on effluents from resource-based industries and municipalities as part of our clients’ compliance monitoring programs. The bioassays offered include:

  • 48-hour LT50 Daphnia magna
  • 48-hour LC50 Daphnia magna
  • 96-hour LT50 Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 96-hour LC50 Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 96-hour LT50Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
  • 96-hour LC50 Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
  • Microtox (EC50)

The toxicology laboratory also conducts the following toxicity tests on sediment samples as part of our client’s Environmental Effects Monitoring programs:

  • Microtox (EC50)
  • Amphipod Mortality
  • Juvenille Polychaete Bioassay