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- 2Mayhood, D. W.
- 1Alberta Environmental Centre
- 1Corkum, L. D.
- 1Dickson, T.
- 1Green, R. B.
- 1Lake, W. H.
The purpose of this study was to determine the acute and subacute toxicity of bitumen to rainbow trout. The bitumen was collected along the banks of the Athabasca River downstream of Fort McMurray during 1984. Prior to experimentation, the bitumen was fractionated in water at 35°C, using an...
When evaluating this data, lethality (i.e. death of the organism) is the symptom being observed. Acutely lethal refers to a sample killing 50% of a population after 96 hours exposure. 1. The dike filter drainage was found to be acutely toxic to both rainbow trout and brook sticklebacks. The...
Chemical and biological monitoring of muskeg drainage at the Alsands project site. Volume 1: Review of available data on the Muskeg RiverDownload
The available literature on the Muskeg River and its tributaries was critically reviewed as a background for monitoring' studies conducted on the river in 1980. The review indicated that the literature provides a basic description of the ecology of selected streams within the Muskeg River basin....
Chemical and biological monitoring of muskeg drainage at the Alsands project site. Volume II: Monitoring and fish studiesDownload
Volume I of this report reviewed the publicly available literature on stream environments in the Muskeg River basin as background to the monitoring studies. This volume (Volume II) describes the results of the studies, discusses their effectiveness, and makes suggestions about the design of...
The information presented here reviews what is currently known of fish ecology and production of the Athabasca Basin, and includes discussions of fish production, sport and commercial use of fish populations, and alternative opportunities for recreational fishing in the rivers of the Athabasca...