METALS AND EFFECTS ON INVERTEBRATES

Contributed by Paul Klerks, University of Southwest Louisiana

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Summary papers in the field:

Brown, B. E. 1982. The form and funtion of metal-containing "granules" in invertebrate tissues. Biol. Rev. Cam. Philos. Soc. 57: 621-667.

Bryan, G. W. 1979. Bioaccumulation of marine pollutants. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 286: 483-505.

Burton Jr., G. A. 1991. Assessing the utility of freshwater sediments. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 10: 1585-1627.

Dallinger, R. and P. S. Rainbow (Eds.) 1993. Ecotoxicology of metals in invertebrates. Boca Raton, Lewis Publishers.

Eisler, R. 1981. Trace metal concentrations in marine organisms. Oxford, Pergamon Press.

Roesijadi, G. 1992. Metallothioneins in metal regulation and mortality in aquatic animals. Aquat. Toxicol. 22: 81-114.

Viarengo, A. 1989. Heavy metals in marine invertebrates: mechanisms of regulation and mortality at the cellular level, CRC Crit. Rev. Aquat. Sci. 1: 295.


Classic research papers in the field:

Bryan, G. W. and L. G. Hummerstone 1971. Adaptation of the polychaete Nereis diversicolor to sediments containing high concentrations of heavy metals. I. General observations and adaptation to copper. Journal. Marine Biological Association (United Kingdom) 51: 845-863.

Farrington, J. W., E. D. Goldberg, R. W. Risebrough, J. H. Martin and V. T. Bowen 1983. U.S. "Mussel Watch" 1976-1978: An overview of the trace-metal, DDE, PCB, hydrocarbon, and artificial radionuclide data. Environ. Sci. Technol. 17: 490-496.

Luoma, S. N. 1977. Detection of trace contaminant effects in aquatic ecosystems. J. Fish. Res. Board Can. 34: 436-439.

Nevo, E., R. Ben-Shlomo and B. Lavie 1984. Mercury selection of allozymes in marine organisms: Prediction and verification in nature. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 81: 1258-1259.

Reish, D.J. 1959. An ecological study of pollution in Los Angeles - Long Beach Harbors, California. Occas. Pap. Allan Hancock Found. 22:1-119.

Sunda, W. G. and R. R. L. Guillard 1976. The relationship between cupric ion activity and the availability of copper to phytoplankton. J. Mar. Res. 34: 511-529.

Winner, R. W., M. W. Boesel and M. P. Farrell 1980. Insect community structure as an index of heavy-metal pollution in lotic ecosystems. Can J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 37: 647-655.


Recent contributions:

Di Toro, D. M., J. D. Mahony, D. J. Hansen, K. J. Scott, M. B. Hicks, S. M. Mayr and M. S. Redmond 1990. Toxicity of cadmium sediments: The role of acid volatile sulfide. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 9: 1487-1502.

Engel, D. W. and M. Brouwer 1987. Metal regulation and molting in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus: metallothionein function in metal metabolism. Biol. Bull. 173: 239-251.

Gibbs, P. E. and G. W. Bryan 1986. Reproductive failure in populations of the dog-whelk, Nucella lapillus, caused by imposex induced by tributylin from antifouling paints. Journal. Marine Biological Association (United Kingdom) 66: 767-777.

Huggett, R.J., R.A. Kimerle, P.M. Mehrle Jr., and H.L. Bergman (Eds.) 1989. Biomarkers. Biochemical, physiological, and histological markers of anthropogenic stress. Boca Raton, Lewis Publishers.

Karr, J. R. 1987. Biological monitoring and environmental assessment: a conceptual framework. Environ. Managem. 11: 249-256.

Newman, M.C. and A.W. McIntosh (Eds.). 1991. Metal ecotoxicology. Concepts and applications. Chelsea, Lewis Publishers.

Rainbow, P. S., D. J. H. Phillips and M. H. Depledge 1990. The significance of trace metal concentrations in marine invertebrates. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 21: 321-324.

Reinfelder, J. R. and N. S. Fisher 1991. The assimilation of elements ingested by marine copepods. Science 251: 794-796.

Schindler, D. W. 1987. Detecting ecosystem responses to anthropogenic stress. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 44 (Suppl. 1): 6-25.

Warwick, W. F. 1991. Indexing deformities in ligulae and antennae of Procladius larvae (Diptera: Chironomidae): application to contaminant-stressed environments. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 48: 1151-1166.

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