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Bioaccumulation of persistent organic contaminants (OCs) is well documented in lentic and marine ecosystems, but few studies have addressed OC bioaccumulation in streams. The limited research in streams is surprising given the magnitude and extent of OC pollution. Approximately 9% of wadeable…
Author(s): David M. Walters, Ken M. Fritz, Brent R. Johnson, James M. Lazorchak, Frank H. McCormick
Keywords: polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), streams, bioaccumulation, persistent organic contaminants (OCs), fish consumption
Source: Environmental Science Technology. 42: 2316-2322.
Year: 2008