Health of Bullhead in an Urban Fishery after Remedial Dredging
Entry ID: LSC_bullhead

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Summary
Abstract: Tumor frequency in brown bullhead and PAH residue levels have been studied
periodically in the Black River since 1980. During 1982 when a coke plant was
operational, brown bullhead (age 3 or older) had a 60% frequency of liver
neoplasms and a 39% frequency of outright cancer. Sediment from near the
outfall of the USX coking facility contained high concentrations of polynuclear
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.88   S: 36.96   E: -77.48   W: -82.89

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Leetown Science Center
Dataset Title: Health of Bullhead in an Urban Fishery after Remedial Dredging
Dataset Release Place: Kearneysville, West Virginia
Dataset Publisher: USGS, BRD, Leetown Science Center
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Data Set Progress
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Data Center
Leetown Science Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.lsc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PAUL BAUMANN
Phone: (614) 469-5701
Email: baumann.1 at osu.edu
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
Patuxent Wildife Research Center
City: Laurel
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 25430
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (614) 469-5701
Email: baumann.1 at osu.edu
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
Patuxent Wildife Research Center
City: Laurel
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 25430
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-07-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-11-26
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