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Effect of aerially-applied malathion on juvenile brown and white shrimp Penaeus aztecus and P. setiferus
During the summer of 1969 the effect of the standard serial application of malathion used in mosquito control (85.7 g/hectare) on juvenile brown and white shrimp, P. axtecus Ives and P. setiferus (Linnaeus) was examined ...
Denitrification, nutrient regeneration and carbon mineralization in sediments of Galveston Bay, Texas, USA
Rates of benthic denitrification, oxygen consumption and nutrient regeneration were measured during winter, spring and summer in Galveston Bay (Texas, USA) sediments. Denitrification ranged from 0 to 47 mu mol N sub(2)/m ...
Dermowatch: A web-based approach for managing Perkinsus marinus disease of oysters
(, 2001 200)
A web site called Dermo Watch (www.blueblee.com/dermo) has been established to help manage Perkinsus marinus (= Dermocystidium marinum) disease of eastern oysters, Crassostrea virginica. The main page provides the most ...
House Bill No. 2
An act relating to the conservation, development, and protection and enhancement of the quality of, and flood and subsidence control for, surface and underground water and providing various financing mechanisms to finance ...
House Joint Resolution No. 6
Produced water discharge into Galveston Bay deemed pollutant under Clean Water Act. Sierra Club, Lone Star Chapter v. Cedar Point Oil Co., Inc., 73 F.3d 546 (5th Cir. 1996)
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that 'produced water' discharged by a coastal oil drilling company falls within the definition of a pollutant under the Clean Water Act (CWA) as 'chemical wastes' or 'industrial ...
Effects of oilfield brine effluent on sediments and benthic organisms in Trinity Bay, Texas
Field studies have established the concentrations of naphthalenes in bay sediments and water in the vicinity of an oil separator platform and their effects on the benthic fauna. Fifteen stations were occupied monthly, from ...
Uptake of naphthalenes by the clam, Rangia cuneata, in the vicinity of an oil separator platform in Trinity Bay, Texas
In three separate experiments, the clam, R.cuneata was exposed under and near an oil separator platform in Trinity Bay, Texas for periods of approximately 100 days. The greatest naphthalenes uptake was in those clams exposed ...
Emergence of a New Vibrio parahaemolyticus Serotype in Raw Oysters A Prevention Quandary
Context In May and June 1998, reported Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections increased sharply in Texas. Objective To determine factors that contributed to the increase in V parahaemolyticus infections. Design, Setting, and ...
Relationships between sediment hydrocarbon concentration and salt marsh habitat use in Galveston Bay
(, 1999 199)
We sampled nekton, benthic infauna, and sediments in salt marsh habitats at ten locations in upper Galveston Bay, Texas to examine relationships between habitat use and sediment hydrocarbon concentration. Sample locations ...