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Persistent organic pollutants in the blood of free-ranging sea otters (<i>Enhydra lutris</i> ssp.) in Alaska and California

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Persistent organic pollutants in the blood of free-ranging sea otters (Enhydra Lutris SSP.) in Alaska and California; 2010; Article; Journal; Journal of Wildlife Diseases; Jessup, D. A.; Johnson, C. K.; Estes, J.; Carlson-Bremer, D.; Jarman, W. M.; Reese, S.; Dodd, E.; Tinker, M. T.; Ziccardi, M. H.

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As part of tagging and ecologic research efforts in 1997 and 1998, apparently healthy sea otters of four age-sex classes in six locations in Alaska and three in California were sampled for persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and other chemicals of ecologic or environmental concern (COECs). Published techniques for the detection of POPs (specifically Σpolychlorinated biphenyls [PCBs], ΣDDTs, Σhexachlorocyclohexanes [HCHs], Σpolycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons [PAHs], Σchlordanes [CHLs], hexachlorobenzene [HCB], dieldrin, and mirex) in the tissue of dead otters were modified for use with serum from live sea otters. Toxic equivalencies (TEQs) were calculated for POPs with proven bioactivity. Strong location effects were seen for most POPs [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.7589/0090-3558-46.4.1214
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