Institute of Arctic Biology UAF

Heavy metal and mineral concentrations and their relationship to histopathological findings in the bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus)

This study evaluated the concentration of six essential and non-essential elements (Zn, Hg, Ag,Se, Cu, and Cd) in liver and kidney of 64 bowhead whales.

Rosa, C., Blake, J.E., Bratton, G.R., Dehn, L-A., Gray, M.J., O’Hara,T.M. 2008. Heavy metal and mineral concentrations and their relationship to histopathological findings in the bowhead whale. Science of the Total Environment 399 (2008) 165–178 [PMID: 18466957]

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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.01.062

Status: Remote
Type: Data
End Date: 2008/05/08
Data Types: Report
Primary Agency
Institute of Arctic Biology UAF
Type
Academic

ISO Topics
biota, health

Geo-keywords
Alaska, Northslope Borough

Source Portal
North Slope Science Catalog ::

Direct Record Link
http://alaska.portal.gina.alaska.edu/catalogs/314-heavy-metal-and-mineral-concentrations-and-thei
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