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Aquatic BioSystems, Inc. (ABS) is a full-service organism culturing facility specializing in the production and distribution of freshwater and marine organisms for aquatic toxicology, biomonitoring and other research activities.

ABS organisms are completely laboratory reared using the latest information and technology available. This ensures the consistent production of organisms that are of the highest quality.

We invite you to navigate our Web site for answers to your lab's requirements for organisms and for information on our products and services. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.

Aquatic BioSystems works to ensure the organisms received by our clients are of the highest quality available. Following EPA guidelines we monitor water quality parameters weekly and adjust water conditions to enhance raising and breeding of all our cultures. In addition, monthly reference toxicity tests are performed in house on our fish species. The control charts generated support your lab's QA/QC program as recommended by the EPA. We offer this data upon request at no additional charge.


We invite you to call our toll-free number to discuss ordering organisms, current prices, protocol requirements, or our operating procedures. We guarantee next day delivery to most US states and Canada locations and apply discounted freight rates to every order. We look forward to talking with you.

Fathead Minnow (Pimephales promelas)
Sheepshead Minnows (Cyprinodon variegatus)
Mysid Shrimp (Americamysis bahia)
Topsmelt (Atherinops affinis)
Freshwater Daphnid (Daphnia pulex)
Midge (Chironomus dilutus)
Inland Silverside (Menidia beryllina)
Freshwater Amphipod (Hyalella azteca)
Freshwater Daphnid (Daphnia magna)
Freshwater Green Algae (Selenastrum capricornutum)

You may also Use our online order form.


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