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Chemical tracers to asses diet and persistent organic pollutants in Antarctic type killer whales
Entry ID: ECA035

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Abstract: This data set considers the PCBs, DDTs, CHLs, HCB and HCHs measured in blubber from Antarctic Type C killer whales and found that mean concentrations in all groups of POPs were significantly higher in adult males than in females. Type C whales had anyway the lowest mean concentrations for all groups of POPs, except for HCB. For example, the mean ?PCB and ?DDT concentrations in adult male Type C ... View entire text
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-11-01
Stop Date: 2006-03-30

Start Date: 2006-11-01
Stop Date: 2007-03-30
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Krahn, MM., Pitman, RL.,, Burrows, D.G., Herman, D.P., Pearce, R.W., 2008. Use of chemical tracers to assess diet and persistent organic pollutants in Antarctic Type C killer whales. Marine Mammal Science, 24(3), 643?663.
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DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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