Inland Water Biology

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 88–96 | Cite as

The effect of zinc oxide nano- and microparticles and zinc ions on freshwater organisms of different trophic levels

  • I. I. Tomilina
  • V. A. Gremyachikh
  • L. P. Grebenyuk
  • T. R. Klevleeva
Aquatic Toxicology


Data on the effects of various forms of zinc compounds on the biological parameters of freshwater animals (Ceriodaphnia affinis Lillijeborg, 1862; Chironomus riparius Meigen, 1804; and Brachydanio rerio Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822) are presented. Crustacean Ceriodaphnia affinis is the most sensitive test object studied.


zinc nanoparticles toxicity ceriodaphnia chironomids zebrafish 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. I. Tomilina
    • 1
  • V. A. Gremyachikh
    • 1
  • L. P. Grebenyuk
    • 1
  • T. R. Klevleeva
    • 2
  1. 1.Papanin Institute of the Biology of Inland WatersRussian Academy of SciencesBorok, Nekouzskii raion, Yaroslavl oblastRussia
  2. 2.Kazan (Privolzhskii) Federal UniversityKazanRussia

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