Accession Number : AD0840409

Title :   A REVIEW OF BARNACLE PHOTOSENSITIVITY AND ITS POSSIBLE USE FOR MARINE FOULING CONTROL.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.

Corporate Author : NAVAL APPLIED SCIENCE LAB BROOKLYN NY

Report Date : 16 AUG 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The overall objective of the antifouling program is to develop and evaluate new antifouling materials and to investigate alternative methods that will provide naval vehicles and installations with more effective antifouling protection. The objective of this report is to observe the effects upon fouling of visible light and to determine whether this parameter can be used to prevent or control fouling by acorn barnacles.

Descriptors :   (*ANTIFOULING COATINGS, BARNACLES), (*PHOTOSENSITIVITY(BIOLOGICAL), BARNACLES), LIGHTING EQUIPMENT, BIOASSAY, ILLUMINATION, TOXICITY, EMBRYOS, LARVAE, EYE.

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE