PAN Pesticides Database - Chemical Toxicity Studies on Aquatic Organisms

Acute Aquatic Ecotoxicity Summaries for Acephate on All Taxa Groups

Use(s): Insecticide    Chem Class: Organophosphorus    U.S. EPA PC Code:103301, 103301    CAS Number: 30560-19-1, 115096-11-2
Sorted by Organism Group, Scientific Name and LC50. Species summary toxicity data are derived from the U.S. EPA AQUIRE database.
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Common Name Scientific Name Avg Species LC50 (ug/L) LC50 Std Dev Number of Studies Avg Species Rating Outlier Result for Organism Group?

Amphibians

Northwestern Salamander Ambystoma gracile 8,816,000 - 1 Not Acutely Toxic  
Toad Bufo bufo ssp. japonicus 40,000 - 4 Slightly Toxic  
Toad Bufo vulgaris ssp. formosus 40,000 - 1 Slightly Toxic  
Bronze Frog Lithobates clamitans ssp. clamitans 6,433,000 - 1 Not Acutely Toxic  
Frog Rana brevipoda ssp. porosa 100,000 - 1 Not Acutely Toxic  

 
Crustaceans

American Lobster Homarus americanus 525.0 175.0 2 Highly Toxic  
Shrimp Paratya australiensis 4,700 - 1 Moderately Toxic  
Brown Shrimp Penaeus aztecus 22,900 - 1 Slightly Toxic  
Northern Pink Shrimp Penaeus duorarum 6,900 3,100 2 Moderately Toxic  
Red Swamp Crayfish Procambarus clarkii 750,000 - 1 Not Acutely Toxic  

 
Fish

Japanese Eel Anguilla japonica 100,000 - 2 Not Acutely Toxic  
Silver Barb Barbus gonionotus 530,000 - 3 Not Acutely Toxic  
Goldfish Carassius auratus 26,670 - 1 Slightly Toxic  
Walking Catfish Clarias batrachus 1.58 0.09 4 Very Highly Toxic  
Sheepshead Minnow Cyprinodon variegatus 2,055,000 1,145,000 2 Not Acutely Toxic  
Mummichog Fundulus heteroclitus 3,096,500 338,701 4 Not Acutely Toxic Outlier 
Common Jollytail Galaxias maculatus 4,700 - 1 Moderately Toxic  
Western Mosquitofish Gambusia affinis 3,008,185 2,991,815 2 Not Acutely Toxic Outlier 
Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus 715,000 473,339 8 Not Acutely Toxic  
Pinfish Lagodon rhomboides 85,000 - 1 Slightly Toxic  
Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus 255,000 362,026 16 Not Acutely Toxic  
Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides 3,000,000 - 1 Not Acutely Toxic Outlier 
Striped Catfish Mystus vittatus 905,738 749,095 8 Not Acutely Toxic  
Cutthroat Trout Oncorhynchus clarkii 75,263 23,702 19 Slightly Toxic  
Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss 562,599 587,444 37 Not Acutely Toxic  
Yellow Perch Perca flavescens 100,000 - 12 Not Acutely Toxic  
Fathead Minnow Pimephales promelas 683,333 447,834 6 Not Acutely Toxic  
Blennie Pseudaphritis urvillii 4,700 - 1 Moderately Toxic  
Atlantic Salmon Salmo salar 50,000 - 24 Slightly Toxic  
Brook Trout Salvelinus fontinalis 100,000 - 22 Not Acutely Toxic  

 
Insects

Yellow Fever Mosquito Aedes aegypti 650,000 - 1 Not Acutely Toxic Outlier 
Water Boatman Family Corixidae 8,200 - 1 Moderately Toxic  
Southern House Mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus 31,637 43,625 3 Slightly Toxic  
Mayfly Family Ephemeridae 3,200 - 1 Moderately Toxic  
Stonefly Isogenus sp. 34,675 23,433 4 Slightly Toxic  
Backswimmer Family Notonectidae 10,400 - 1 Slightly Toxic  
Stonefly Order Plecoptera 37,000 - 1 Slightly Toxic  
Stonefly Pteronarcella badia 14,111 7,557 9 Slightly Toxic  
Stonefly Skwala sp. 12,000 - 1 Slightly Toxic  
Damselfly Order Zygoptera 140,000 - 1 Not Acutely Toxic  

 
Zooplankton

Opossum Shrimp Americamysis bahia 7,300 - 1 Moderately Toxic  
Scud Gammarus pseudolimnaeus 35,000 12,247 5 Slightly Toxic  
Ciliate Paramecium caudatum 400,000 100,000 2 Not Acutely Toxic  
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