Bioconcentration of PCBs in the pelagic food chain of the Ross Sea
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Summary
Abstract: In this study was measured mean PCB concentration (the sum of 50 congeners)
in Ross Sea phytoplankton (mainly diatoms) and mixed zooplankton (copepods, amphipods
and krill) of 1 and 4.2 ng gā€“1 wet wt. respectively. Although the percentage of each congener
was a small percentage of the total PCB content (<10 %) in seawater, phytoplankton showed
a remarkable increase in PCBs 153, 138, 180 and 195.
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Dipartimento di Scienze Della Terra, Universita Degli Studi di Siena, Italy Supplemental Info
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Name: SIMONETTA CORSOLINI
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Publications/References
CORSOLINI S., FOCARDI S., 2000 - Bioconcentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls in the pelagic food chain of the Ross Sea. Ross Sea Ecology, Faranda F., Guglielmo L., Ianora A. Eds., Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp.575-584.

CORSOLINI S., KANNAN K., EVANS T., FOCARDI S., GIESY J. P., 2000 ā€“ Polychlorinated biphenyls in Arctic and Antarctic organisms: polar bear, krill, fish, Weddell seal and skua.Organohalogen Compounds, 46: 314-317.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-06-22
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