Copepod Toxicity Testing
Since 2006, the Aquatic Health Program has maintained a continuous culture of Eurytemora affinis and Pseudodiaptomus forbesi, an important prey species in the San Francisco Estuary. To culture and execute EPA acute and chronic freshwater toxicity tests with copepods.
- Effects of Pesticides to Critical Zooplankton Species of the San Francisco Estuary
Presented at Bay-Delta Science on Tuesday, October 16, 2012.
Sarah Lesmeister, Ph.D. Candidate
My research focuses primarily on the non-target effects of pesticides on zooplankton communities in the San Francisco Estuary (SFE).