UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON: Effects of 2,4-D Aquatic Herbicides on Reproduction and Development of Fathead Minnows

Purpose

The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System is sponsoring a grant application that proposes to study the effects of commercially available 2,4-D products on fish. Fathead minnows will serve as a representative species, and will receive a chronic exposure to the test chemicals in flow-through tanks. Effects on their short-term reproduction will help to illustrate the potential for endocrine disruption. This controlled experiment includes controls for comparison, as well as tests on walleye, a relevant game species. The proposed studies will be carried out under the direct oversight by the department liaison, and biannual progress reports presented to that person. The final report will include a state of the science literature review, as well as results and conclusions of these studies.

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AEPP-302-11
2011
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This is a scientific article that was published and funded by DNR SW grant AEPP-302-11.
 
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Aquatic Invasives Research
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON: Effects of 2,4-D Aquatic Herbicides on Reproduction and Development of Fathead Minnows. Study the effects of commercially available 2,4-D products on fish. Using Fathead Minnows as a representative species. Will also do some testing on Walleye