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Dietary Exposure of Mink to Carp from Saginaw Bay
Entry ID: usgsbrdcerc_mink

Abstract: In this study, mink (Mustela vison) were exposed to various amounts of carp
(Cyprinus carpio) collected from Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron, MI, and the
reproductive effects were observed. In this portion of the study,
quantification of the dioxin-like activity was estimated by two different
methods. One method was based on the relative potencies -Toxic Equivalency
Factors (TEF) values- of individual ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.0   S: 43.0   E: -83.0   W: -84.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Donald E. Tillitt et al, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Columbia Environmental Research Center (formerly National Biological Service)
Dataset Title: Dietary Exposure of Mink to Carp from Saginaw Bay
Dataset Release Date: 1996
Dataset Release Place: Columbia, Missouri
Dataset Publisher: USGS, BRD, Columbia Environmental Research Center
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-12-02
Stop Date: 1988-12-02
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Columbia Environmental Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: (573) 875-5399
Fax: (573) 876-1863
Email: chris_henke at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
Columbia Environmental Research Center
4200 New Haven Road
City: Columbia
Province or State: MO
Postal Code: 65201-9634
Country: USA
Donald E. Tillitt, Robert W. Gale, John C. Meadows, James L. Zajicek,
Paul H. Peterman, Silvia N. Heaton, Paul D. Jones, Steven J. Bursian,
Timothy J. Kubiak, John P. Giesy, and Richard J. Aulerich,
1996. Dietary exposure of mink to carp from Saginaw Bay.
Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 30, No. 1 American Chemical
Society. pp. 283 - 291.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-06-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2001-06-01