TABLE 5-3 Aquatic Toxicity of Corexit® 9500 (adapted from George-Ares and Clark, 2000)

Common Namea

Species

Exposureb (h)

Endpointc

Cnidarians

Green Hydra

Hydra viridissima

96

LC50

Green Hydra

Hydra viridissima

168

NOEC

Crustaceans

Amphipod, F

Allorchestes compressa

96

LC50

Brine shrimp

Artemia salina

48

LC50

White shrimp, F

Palaemonetes varians

6

LC50

Ghost shrimp

Palaemon serenus

96

LC50

Gulf mysid

Mysidopsis bahia

48

LC50

Gulf mysid

Mysidopsis bahia

96

LC50

Gulf mysid

Mysidopsis bahia

SD

LC50

Copepod (adult)

Eurytemora affinis

96

LC50

Kelp forest mysid, F

Holmesimysis costata

SD

LC50

Kelp forest mysid, F

Holmesimysis costata

SD

NOEC

Prawn (larval), F

Penaeus monodon

96

LC50

Tanner crab (larvae), F

Chionoecetes bairdi

96

EC50

Tanner crab (larvae), F

Chionoecetes bairdi

SD

EC50

Molluscs

Marine sand snail, F

Polinices conicus

24

EC50

Red abalone (embryos)

Haliotis rufescens

48

NOEC

Red abalone (embryos)

Haliotis rufescens

SD

NOEC

Red abalone (embryos)

Haliotis rufescens

SD

LC50

Fish

Barramundi (juvenile)

Lates calcarifer

96

LC50

Turbot (yolk-sac larvae)

Scophthalmus maximus

48

LC50

Turbot (yolk-sac larvae)

Scophthalmus maximus

SD

LC50

Rainbow trout

Oncorhynchus mykiss

96

LC50

Mummichog

Fundulus heteroclitus

96

LC50

Sheepshead minnow (larvae)

Cyprinodon variegatus

96

LC50

Sheepshead minnow (larvae)

Cyprinodon variegatus

SD

LC50

Mozambique tilapia

Sarotherodon mozambicus

96

LC50

Zebra danio

Brachydanio rerio

24

LC50

Inland silverside (larvae)

Menidia beryllina

96

LC50

Inland silverside (larvae)

Menidia beryllina

SD

LC50



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