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PCB concentrations in fish from Ward Lake (Thurston County) and the Lower Elwha River

Dave Serdar

PCB concentrations in fish from Ward Lake (Thurston County) and the Lower Elwha River

by Dave Serdar

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Published by Washington State Dept. of Ecology in Olympia, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Environmental aspects -- Washington (State) -- Ward Lake,
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Environmental aspects -- Washington (State) -- Elwha River,
  • Fishes -- Habitat -- Washington (State) -- Elwha River,
  • Fishes -- Habitat -- Washington (State) -- Ward Lake,
  • Water quality -- Washington (State) -- Ward Lake,
  • Water quality -- Washington (State) -- Elwha River

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPolychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in fish from Ward Lake (Thurston County) and the Lower Elwha River.
    Statementby Dave Serdar.
    SeriesEcology report -- #99-338., Publication (Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology) -- no. 99-338.
    ContributionsWashington (State). Dept. of Ecology.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17584097M
    OCLC/WorldCa42699069

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PCB concentrations in fish from Ward Lake (Thurston County) and the Lower Elwha River by Dave Serdar Download PDF EPUB FB2

A new analysis shows that concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls found in the tissue of Lake Michigan chinook and coho salmon continues to. PCBs were determined in water samples from 11 open water sites in Lake Michigan and compared to data from PCB concentrations declined from to with a first-order rate constant calculated to be − yr The most southern and southwesterly sites sampled were higher in concentration and exhibited different homolog profiles and partitioning behavior than samples from Cited by: Sex differences in PCB concentrations of fish have been attributed to the following three mechanisms: (i) females losing a substantial portion of their PCB body burden during spawning and.

Remediation goal was to substantially reduce transport of PCBs from lake sediments to lake water and downstream system to reduce PCB concentrations in biota (Fox River Group ). Stated Cleanup Levels: PCBs at maximum of ppm and no more than 25% of remediated area at over ppm (Bremle et al b).

Fish Hg concentrations in the clear-cut catchments (n = fish specimens) were related to temporal changes of fish Hg in reference lakes (n = fish specimen) from 19 lakes in the Swedish Author: Lars Sonesten. Selenium found in fish can have concentrations of up to times more than that of the waters (Lenz & Lens, ).

The larger fish commonly used for fish oil supplements eat phytoplankton and zooplankton, whose greatest selenium exposure comes from contaminated waters (Navarro-Alarcon & Cabrera-Vique, ). The decline in PCB serum levels after this time is probably driven by the PCB production and use ban but also EPA's Clean Water Act with an enforceable maximum contaminant level for PCBs in public drinking water systems ( ppm), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tolerance levels for PCBs in food (–3 ppm) resulting in a.

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PCBs have been reported in: a. Milk in Georgia, b. Waters of Lake Michigan, c. Fish in Connecticut, d. Sea food along the gulf Coast (toxic – fatal to shrimp at Pensacola), e. Electric dishwashing compounds, f. Milk in Maryland, g. Bald Eagles from the mid-west and.

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Trace metal concentrations were only slightly higher than background concentrations, but a few of the more sensitive benchmarks were exceeded, including those for arsenic, lead, and selenium in fish tissue and fluoranthene, cadmium, copper, manganese, nickel, zinc, iron.

A polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) is an organic chlorine compound with the formula C 12 H 10−x Cl lorinated biphenyls were once widely deployed as dielectric and coolant fluids in electrical apparatus, carbonless copy paper and in heat transfer fluids.

Because of their longevity, PCBs are still widely in use, even though their manufacture has declined drastically since the s. The PCB exposures identified in these study samples were considerably greater than those of the general US population. The median concentration of PCB in the 10 studies, the only basis for direct comparison, ranged from 30 to ng/g serum lipid, and the median of the 10 medians was ng/g.

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Threshold concentrations of PCBs and PCB-like contaminants in eggs were suggest-ed, based on a study examining the contaminant burden and the impaired reproductive success of LGL Forster’s. Exposure to long-range transported industrial chemicals, climate change and diseases is posing a risk to the overall health and populations of Arctic wildlife.

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