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Title:  Size dependence of zinc elimination and uptake from water by mosquitofish Gambusia affins (Baird and Girard).
Authors:  Newman MC, Mitz SV
Drug:  Zinc
Fish species:  Mosquitofish
Date:  1988
t1/2-hr:  7824
Sample:  whole body
Ave Weight (gm):  0
Ave Water temp (°C):  18
Water:  Freshwater
Dosage:  50 ug/l 77d (0.1 uCi/l)
Route:  BATH
Comments:  Mean Zn concentration was 202+/-70 ug/g, The mean and SD of t1/2 was 215+/-111 d. Gravid female had t 1/2 90 days. Smaller fish had larger uptake rates than larger fish. (65)Zn.
Citation:  Aquatic Toxicology 12:17-32
Link:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0166-445X(88)90016-1  Opens a new window
Genus Species:  Gambusia affinis
Drug Class:  Metal-Zinc
t1/2-detail:  215+/-111 days
Wt gm-detail:  Not specified, but larger
Water temp (°C)-detail:  18.4+/-1.7 C
Dosage-detail:  50 ug/l for 77d (0.1 uCi/l)
Method:  Rad
Authors-red:  Newman MC, Mitz SV