Lead concentrations in tissues of marsh birds: Relationship of feeding habits and grit preference to spent shot ingestion

  • Shelly L. Hall
  • Frank M. FisherJr.
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  • Shelly L. Hall
    • 1
  • Frank M. FisherJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyRice UniversityHouston

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