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Table 2 Overview of observed lethal and sublethal endpoints at the respective time points

From: The importance of sediments in ecological quality assessment of stream headwaters: embryotoxicity along the Nidda River and its tributaries in Central Hesse, Germany

Endpoint 12 hpf 24 hpf 48 hpf 60 hpf 72 hpf 96 hpf
Mortality X X X X X X
Developmental delays   X     
 No somites   X     
 Non-detachment of the tail   X     
 No pigmentation   X     
Heart rate    X    
Hatching success     X X X
Malformations       X
 Oedema       X
 Eye/brain defects       X
 Deformation of the spine       X
 Light pigmentation       X