International Standard
ISO/TS 18220:2016
Water quality — Larval development test with the harpacticoid copepod Nitocra spinipes
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ISO/TS 18220:2016
Edition 1
2016-07
International Standard
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ISO/TS 18220:2016
61809
Published (Edition 1, 2016)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2023. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO/TS 18220:2016

ISO/TS 18220:2016
61809
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Abstract

ISO/TS 18220:2016 specifies an early-life stage procedure for determination of the toxic effects of chemicals and water samples on a cold-water brackish water copepod species under semi-static conditions. The biological test variables include survival and development of the early-life stages. The exposure starts with newly hatched (<24 h) nauplii (larvae) and is continued until emergence of (c. 50 %) copepodites (juveniles) in the control.

The benthic living Nitocra complements the planktonic Acartia species in ISO 16778. These organisms represent different life-history strategies as Nitocra is egg-carrying, whereas Acartia is a broadcasting calanoid copepod and thus, different sensitivities of specific life stages. Nitocra is a fresh to brackish water species, which allows testing low salinity waters and is complementary to A. tonsa, which is of marine origin and poorly tolerates low salinities.

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  •  : Published
     : 2016-07
    : International Standard confirmed [90.93]
  •  : 1
     : 20
  • ISO/TC 147/SC 5
    13.060.70 
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