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The effect of environmental stressors on the development and behaviour of larval Oryzias latipes
(University of Winnipeg, 2020-05-08)
Elevated water temperature and dissolved carbon dioxide (CO2) are two environmental stressors that freshwater organisms face in the Anthropocene. Larval fishes are particularly susceptible to elevation in water parameters, ...
The Effects of Zebra Mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) on Freshwater Drum (Aplodinotus grunniens) Diet and Growth in the South Basin of Lake Winnipeg
(University of Winnipeg, 2020-06-01)
The freshwater drum (Aplodinotus grunniens) is a large-bodied fish found throughout the Lake Winnipeg watershed. Little is known about freshwater drum diet and ecology in Manitoba, as they are not a fish of commercial ...
Behavioural Responses of Wood Frog (Lithobates Sylvaticus) Tadpoles to Diluted Bitumen
(University of Winnipeg, 2019-04-25)
The study of behaviour in ecotoxicology allows for a broader understanding of the effects of pollution in an ecosystem. Amphibians are vulnerable to contaminant exposure, especially during early life stages when they are ...
A messy situation: effects of treated human wastewater on aquatic biota
(University of Winnipeg, 2019-04-22)
Removal of personal care products (PCPs), pharmaceuticals and other substances from human wastewater is often unsuccessful and released back in to receiving water. This includes anti-psychotics and cosmetic additives, ...