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The high quality chronic freshwater database contains Pb toxicity data for ten fish species (A. sinensis; A. transmontanus; C. carpio; I. punctatus; L. macrochirus; P. promelas; S. salar; O. mykiss; S. fontanilis; S. namaycush). In total 55 different NOEC/EC10 for fish were compiled and varied between 17.8 µg dissolved Pb/L (Cyprinus carpio; endpoint: mortality) and 1558.6 µg dissolved Pb/L (Pimephales promelas; endpoint: dry weight). The chronic toxicity database for marine fish contains toxicity data for four marine fish (Cyprinodon variegatus, Atherinops affinis, Mugil cephalus and Terapon jarbua). The selected no-effect levels for marine fish varied between 11.6 µg dissolved Pb/L (Mugil cephalus) and 437 µg dissolved Pb/L (Cyprinodon variegatus).

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