Toxic contaminant characterization of aquatic organisms in Galveston Bay: a pilot study

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dc.contributor.author Brooks, James M., Terry L. Wade, Mahlon C. Dennicutt II, Denis A. Wiesenburg, Dan Wilkinson, Thomas J. McDonald, and Susanne J. McDonald, Dave Martin, Sheri Sanford, and Cheryl Hussey en_US
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dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-15T17:21:27Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-15T17:21:27Z
dc.date.issued 1992 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1969.3/24053
dc.description 341 pages; available for download at the link below. en_US
dc.description.abstract This study was initiated to provide information on the concentrations of heavy metals and organic priority pollutants in edible fish and shellfish from Galveston Bay. Each year, millions of pounds of fish and shellfish caught by commercial and sport fishermen in Galveston Bay are consumed with little or no testing of edible tissues for toxic contamination having been conducted to assess public health risks. This study 1) provides an assessment of the historical data available on contamination concentrations in selected aquatic organisms, 2) provides data on the current levels of contamination present in fish and shellfish at selected sites and times from Galveston Bay, and 3) assesses the potential risk to human health from these contaminants. en_US
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dc.publisher Galveston Bay National Estuary Program en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 6139 en_US
dc.relation.uri http://gbic.tamug.edu/gbeppubs/20/gbnep-20.html en_US
dc.subject aquatic organisms; estuarine organisms; toxicants; pollution en_US
dc.title Toxic contaminant characterization of aquatic organisms in Galveston Bay: a pilot study en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.place Webster, TX en_US
dc.series GBNEP-20 en_US
dc.vol-issue GBNEP-20 en_US
dc.geo-code Galveston Bay; Morgans Point en_US
dc.location GBIC Circulating Collection; GBIC Reference Collection; GBIC Archival Collection; GBIC OFFICE en_US
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dc.acquisition-src GBNEP en_US
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dc.history 12/10/04 eas; 11/22/04 eas en_US
dc.call-no QH 541.5 .E8 G32 no. 20 c.1-2 GBAY; REF QH 541.5 .E8 G32 no. 20 c. 3 GBAY; ARCHIVES QH 541.5 .E8 G32 no. 20 GBAY en_US

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