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Ostroumov S.A., Widdows J. Inhibition of mussel suspension feeding by surfactants of three classes. Hydrobiologia. 2006. Vol. 556, No.1.

P. 381 386. Full texts:;; CONTENT of this material: Abstract, importance of the findings, new evidence in support, most relevant sites with data on other relevant discoveries and publications; D:\2011\Publications.My.Texts\6.Hydrobiologia\ of.three.classes.6.Aquatic.Toxicology.Aquaculture.Abs.docx ** Affiliation of the authors: S. A. Ostroumov1 and J. Widdows2 (1) Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University, 119992 Moscow, Russia; (2) Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, West Hoe, PL1 3DH Plymouth, England, UK; Ostroumovs Twitter URL:

** ABSTRACT: For the first time the negative effects of SDS, TDTMA, and Triton X-100 on Mytilus edulis and M. edulis / M. galloprovincialis - effects of the three surfactants - on the filtration rates by marine mussels were presented in one paper. The xenobiotics tested represented anionic, cationic and nonionic surfactants (tetradecyltrimethylammonium bromide, TDTMA, a representative of a class of cationic surfactants; sodium dodecyl sulphate, SDS, a representative of anionic alkyl sulfates; and Triton X-100, a representative of non-ionic hydroxyethylated alkyl phenols). Negative effects of SDS, TDTMA, and Triton X-100 on the filtration activity of marine mussels M. edulis and M. edulis / M. galloprovincialis were discovered. All three surfactants inhibited the clearance rates. This is the first publication of the negative effects of a cationic surfactant on Atlantic mussels Mytilus. The significance of the results for the ecology of marine ecosystems is discussed. DOI 10.1007/s10750-005-1200-7;;;;; DQzYjM2&sort=name&layout=list&num=50; IMPORTANCE: This experimental approach is helpful in assessment of environmental hazards from manmade chemicals that can contaminate marine systems. The importance of the findings: (1) It is another paper that adds to the discovery made by Dr. S. Ostroumov - the first discovery of serious environmental hazards from synthetic surfactants and chemical mixtures that contain surfactants, especially in view of the fact that filtering activity of bivalves is an important part of water self-purification and the natural mechanism for maintaining water quality; (2) It is a new evidence of serious environmental hazards from relatively mild, sublethal effects of chemical pollutants;

(3) It is relevant to aquaculture and mariculture. The new data discovered a new man-made impact on aquatic systems that poses a threat to aquaculture. Key words:

water_quality water_filtration synthetic_surfactant self-purification mollusks marine environmetal_safety ecotoxicology ecosystems_services ecosystems clearance_rate chemical_pollution bivalves aquatic_ecosystems aquaculture

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