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Field studies using the oyster Crassostrea virginica to determine mercury accumulation and depuration rates
In order to better understand the behavior of mercury in Lavaca Bay, the rate and amount of mercury a clean oyster would accumulate when transplanted to a contaminated estuary and the rate of mercury depuration by contaminated ...
Sources of local variation in polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon and pesticide body burden in oysters (Crassostrea virginica) from Galveston Bay, Texas
Using oysters from Galveston Bay as indicators, polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons and pesticide body burden are studied. The eggs and sperm of the oysters contained more polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons than the other ...