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Gills of fathead minnows exposed to nanomaterials
Photo credit: Diana Papoulias, USGS Columbia Environmental Research Center

Research Summary: Toxicity of Engineered Nanomaterials (ENM) to Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems (Hinck, Jo Ellen)

Cellular level changes (clubbing, congestion, shortening lamella) on the gills of fathead minnows exposed to stearate-coated titanium dioxide were consistent with signs of physical stress. Photo provided by Diana Papoulias, USGS Columbia Environmental Research Center

Description: Cellular level changes (clubbing, congestion, shortening of lamella) in gills of fathead minnows exposed to stearate-coated titanium dioxide were consistent with signs of physical stress.

`Akeke`e (Kaua`i `Akepa). Photo credit: USGS 'Akeke'e (Kaua'i 'Akepa) Black band disease on great star coral, Montastraea cavernosa. Photo credit: Christina A. Kellogg, USGS Black band disease on great star coral Desert tortoise with clinical signs of mycoplasmosis. Photo credit: USGS Desert tortoise with mycoplasmosis
Elk. Photo credit: Paul C. Cross, USGS Elk in a herd Elk. Photo credit: Paul C. Cross, USGS Elk with a horse in the foreground Cellular level changes (clubbing, congestion, shortening lamella) on the gills of fathead minnows exposed to stearate-coated titanium dioxide were consistent with signs of physical stress. Photo provided by Diana Papoulias, USGS Columbia Environmental Research Center Gills of fathead minnows exposed to nanomaterials
Horn snails. Photo credit: Kevin D. Lafferty, USGS Horn snails Montastraea cavernosa with yellow blotch/band disease. Photo credit: USGS Montastraea cavernosa with yellow blotch/band disease Rana luteventris. Photo credit: Collaborator Chauncey Anderson, USGS Rana luteventris
Rana muscosa. Photo credit: Adam R. Backlin, USGS Rana muscosa Dense root biomass associated with white rice. Photo credit: Mark C. Marvin-DiPasquale, USGS Root biomass associated with white rice Salmon with clinical signs of Bacterial Kidney Disease (BKD). Photo credit: USGS Western Fisheries Research Center Salmon with Bacterial Kidney Disease (BKD)
Sea otter. Photo credit: Tania Larson, USGS Sea otter Tadorna tadorna. Photo credit: Eric C. Palm, USGS Tadorna tadorna    
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