Food limitation in Chironomus tepperi: Effects on survival, sex ratios and development across two generations
Kallie R Townsend, Vincent J Pettigrove, Ary A Hoffmann
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2012
We would like to thank Jon Martin from the University of Melbourne, Anupama Kumar from CSIRO and Latrobe University for the provision of the stock cultures of Chironomus tepperi. Jon Martin is also thanked for providing breeding and culture tanks for C tepperi. Sara Long provided advice on conducting the laboratory tests, and two anonymous reviewers provided their helpful comments on the manuscript. Funding for this research was provided by Melbourne Water Corporation, the Victorian Department of Business and Innovation through support of the Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, and the Australian Research Council through their Fellowship scheme.