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Title: Organo-chlorine pesticide residues in freshwater fish [eels]
Author: B. Milford
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: environmental protection report
Abstract:
A survey of pesticide residues in freshwater eels was commissioned through November 1988 at thirteen locations in Cornwall and Devon. At eleven locations aldrin concentrations were not detected above the limit of detection of 1 microgram per kilogram (wet weight). One of the ten eels collected from the River Tamar at North Tamerton contained aldrin to 6 micrograins per kilogram (wet weight). All ten eels collected from the Newlyn River near Stable Hobba had aldrin, dieldrin and endrin concentrations in excess of the limit of detection.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1989
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Pesticide residuesFreshwater eelsPesticidesBioaccumulationPollution surveys
Geographic Keywords: CornwallDevonTamarFowey (river)
Taxonomic Keywords: Anguillidae
Extent: 10; + appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2773
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