Biological effects of contaminants: Oyster (Crassostrea gigas) embryo bioassay
reportposted on 1991-01-01, 00:00 authored by J. E. Thain
This paper describes the modified oyster embryo bioassay method which has been used by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF), UK, to obtain a measure of the deterioration in biological water quality in UK coastal areas receiving anthropogogenic discharges. MAFF have successfully used this protocol since 1976.
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