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EMSG31: Aquatic Invertebrates Study – Aquatic Toxicity Project C

Principal Investigator

Thomas G. Pottinger
NERC Institute of Freshwater Ecology
Windermere Laboratory
The Ferry House
Far Sawrey, Ambleside
Cumbria LA22 0LP, UK
Tel: +44 15394 42468
Fax: +44 15394 46914


Michael DepledgePlymouth Environmental Research Centre
LRI Monitor: Reinhard Länge, Schering AG, reinhard.laenge@schering.de


Evaluate the published information on the reproductive endocrinology of aquatic invertebrates with a view to evaluate their potential use in aquatic hazard identification of endocrine modulators.

Related Publications


Pinder LCV, Pottinger TG, Billinghurst Z and Depledge MH. Endocrine function in aquatic invertebrates and evidence for disruption by environmental pollutants. R&D technical report E67, 1999. UK Environment Agency.

Timeline: January 1998 > June 2002

LRI funding: €15,000

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