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A Flow-through Exposure System for Evaluating Suspended Sediments Effects on Aquatic Life

DOI :

10.3791/54937-v

January 9th, 2017

January 9th, 2017

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1Environmental Laboratory, Engineer Research and Development Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

A robust and flexible flow-through exposure system designed to maintain sediment in suspension is presented. The system is used to investigate the effects of suspended sediment on various aquatic species and life stages in the laboratory.

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