Ecotoxicology Lab

In the Ecotoxicology laboratory cultures of freshwater and marine algae (Rhodomonas salina, Raphidocelis subcapitata) and crustaceans (Daphnia magna, Acartia tonsa) are established in climate rooms and incubators (15, 20, 26°C). Short term tests (acute tests on crustaceans, growth inhibition tests on algae) as well as long-term tests (reproduction tests with crustaceans) are  performed. Instruments include: Multisizer (Coulter) Counter, flourometer, Microscope, Low magnifying microscope equipped with picture grabbing, Biotox (Microtox) luminometer.